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Mickey Mouse leads a cast of thousands at Santander

Further to my post in August regarding Santander. I mentioned that I had emailed Lord Burns the Chair of Santander at the House of Lords. Needless to say I received no reply.  The end result was that we moved to another bank.From the 3rd of October Santander hiked their  Standard Variable Rate to 4.74%. The Bank of England […]

NatWest 2000

In 2000 I was on one of my frequent visits to my mother in Cardiff and I arrived home to find that she was upset that the only bank that was near enough for her to walk to was being shut. NatWest was about to close a small viable branch on the Lakeside estate in  Roath, Cardiff. I started a correspondence that exposed […]