PracticeAuditPwC to face ‘vigorous’ grilling by MPs

PwC to face 'vigorous' grilling by MPs

Big Four firm to be exposed to intense questioning by Treasury Select Committee members in relation to its role as auditor of Northern Rock

The Treasury Select Committee’s grilling of Northern Rock auditor PwC will be
‘vigorous’, according to a senior MP.

The firm is set to be quizzed by MPs later today, with senior Tory MP Michael
Fallon saying the questioning would be ‘vigorous’,
The
Times reported
.

The firm is expected to be quizzed on allegations of conflicts of interest,
denied by sources close to the firm, among other things.

PwC’s head of assurance Richard Sexton is appearing before the panel
alongside a colleague. Sexton is due to appear at 10:30am.

Further Information

Follow the proceedings live on
Parliament
TV

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The Times story

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