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Posts Tagged: banking reform
Kevin Hollinrake: Why is the regulator protecting RBS – instigator of the greatest banking scandal in Britain’s history?
Ultimately, the only way properly to determine the extent of both this and wider problems is through a full public inquiry.
Cameron Penny: The Good Cop Chancellor and Bad Cop Governor prepare for this evening’s Mansion House speech
Osborne will offer the industry a review of the bank levy, while Carney ensures that in future misconduct won’t just mean a fine.
As the Autumn Statement looms, it is time to ask whether the worst policies of a future Labour Government would have our fingerprints on them.
Ultimately, the fight for free markets comes down to emotion not economics, the heart not the wallet.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Labour’s bungled City regulation helped cause the Great Recession. Here’s how we’re putting it right.
We need a system that will protect savers and the taxpayer without undermining the free markets on which Britain’s prosperity depends.
Something must be done to deal with the self-serving culture of the banking industry. Here’s that something.
The financial services industry comes down hard on the poorest people, driving them into debt. What’s needed is ethical lenders.
The Democrats love to portray their Republican opponents as the tools of big business, but they themselves are up to their necks in big money politics
Mark Field MP: A cautionary note on Carney’s anniversary. Beware the dangers of worshipping Central Bankers.
There are lessons for today from the rise and fall of the “Lords of Finance” in the 1920s. Risk has been continually mispriced during recent years.
“In part of the Rockies, warning signs were taken off the mountain roads. Do you know what happened? Accidents went down.”
Joe Armitage: Miliband poses as the saviour of consumers – despite creating the problems he seeks to solve
The banking and energy markets were made uncompetitive by the Shadow Chancellor and the Labour leader.
Would he break up the Treasury to curb the power of Ed Balls?
We need a more diverse and local finance sector – like those on the continent.
Labour’s proposals are unworkable – instead, let’s have a concrete plan for the banking sector.