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Welcome back TSB – a shame you have to live in London

A few months ago I wrote a speculative column suggesting that TSB, which is to be reborn after being absorbed into Lloyds nearly 20 years ago, could – and should – be headquartered in Scotland.

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Mrs Thatcher’s legacy: financial deregulation and the credit crunch

Whatever else she might be remembered for – Europe, the Falklands, the poll tax – the raft of financial deregulation Margaret Thatcher’s Government brought about paved the way for a twenty-year boom in financial services, a huge increase in personal and corporate debt and ultimately the crash of 2008.

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