The records concern the development and implementation of policy concerning the Bank of England and the prudential supervision of banks and other deposit taking financial institutions. These typically include National Girobank, European Community banking legislation, proposed legislation relating to banks, building societies and friendly societies.
The prefix 'BCC' denotes the registry theme 'Banking and Consumer Credit'.
The records are arranged chronologically in file reference order.
Treasury, Domestic Economy Sector, Home Finance Group, 1975-1984
Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
In 2014-2017 Treasury
1982 to 1987
Selection and destruction information:
RCP s.3.1.1 - records that illustrate the government's role in the management of the UK economy.
No further accruals are expected.
Administrative / biographical background:
The Financial Institutions Division was created in 1981 and replaced the Financial Institutions and Savings Division under the same organisational structure. it was responsible for policy work concerning: the Bank of England; supervision of other banks and deposit taking financial institutions; Trustee Savings Bank; National Giro and other financial institutions; building societies; and, city matters.
In 1987, its title was abbreviated to FIM1.
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