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A dysfunctional financial sector led us to the brink of disaster in 2008, and yet bank reforms aren’t going far enough to tackle the root causes of the economic crisis. Our four big banks remain too big to fail, and continue to engage in the risky and unproductive activities that caused the crash. We need to establish a more stable, sustainable and socially useful banking system.

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Blog post // December 17, 2013

£37.7bn reward for Britain’s biggest banks

Massive subsidies for the big four banks, but what have taxpayers got in return? More

Publication // September 20, 2013

The British Business Bank

Creating good sustainable jobs


Publication // March 28, 2013

Stakeholder Banks

Identifying and examining successful alternatives to commercial banks, from co-operatives to credit unions.