Debt deal list a 'name and shame' charter, say lobby groups

The government's plan to name people entering personal insolvency arrangements has been condemned by debtor groups as a serious breach of privacy, writes Niamh Connolly.

30th March, 2013
David Hall.

The government's plan to "name and shame" people entering personal insolvency arrangements is a source of growing concern for representative groups.

Debtors who have entered into arrangements with their banks for mortgage write-downs will be exposed in a register that members of the public can access in what is being described as a "name and shame" charter signed up to by government.

The plan has been condemned as a serious breach of privacy that will...

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