Tag Archives: Mark Hoban

New research shows 400,000 people will spend a second successive Christmas on the dole

TUC research demonstrates further hardship for many in one of the most financially difficult times of the year; meanwhile, the government refuses to help.

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Tories refuse to support cap on high interest pay day loans

Less than half of Tory MPs want to impose a cap on pay day loan credit charges that are leaving consumers in crippling debt, a ComRes survey reveals today.

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How we were all Glazered by Virgin’s purchase of Northern Rock

Cormac Hollingsworth explains why the government’s chosen the wrong way of dealing with Northern Rock, and points out what they could have done better.

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The FSA can’t stop Virgin stripping another £345 million from Northern Rock deal

The FSA can’t stop Virgin stripping another £345 million from Northern Rock deal, explains Cormac Hollingsworth.

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The £150 million hole in Osborne’s Virgin/Northern Rock deal

George Osborne didn’t sell Northern Rock at 80% of book value, but at 66% of book value, reports Cormac Hollingsworth.

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City minister asked: “Why hasn’t a single banker been prosecuted yet?”

City minister Mark Hoban was grilled last night on why no bankers had been arrested, prosecuted and jailed in the UK for their role in the financial crisis.

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Hoban dodges fairness question six times

On the Today programme this morning, Treasury minister Mark Hoban failed to answer Justin Webb’s question about the fairness of the Budget six times.

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