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Britain's banks urge govt to phase out industry levy

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 05:50

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Mr Browne says that due to the levy, marginal investment decisions are seeing activity placed outside the UK

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BRITAIN'S banks have called upon the government to phase out the bank levy, saying that it is damaging the competitiveness of the industry and causing them to lose business to overseas rivals.

The levy was initially introduced in 2011 not only to raise money but also to

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