RBS and Ulster Bank in firing line over new banking report

Financial Conduct Authority commissions independent investigation

26th January, 2014
Ulster Bank has been hit by allegations from former customers that the lender forced them out of business. Picture: PA

Belfast's impressive new MAC theatre was packed with 120 angry bank customers last Wednesday. Some came to listen to the headline speaker, the original rogue trader' Nick Leeson. But many were there to hear Dr Lawrence Tomlinson, an advisor to British business secretary Vince Cable and a very successful care home and motor manufacturing entrepreneur.

In his own way, Tomlinson is making as many waves in the banking industry as did Leeson, whose unauthorised trades broke...

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