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Hillman Imp

Enough of trashing IFAs in Coronation Street, says Torquil Clark&#39s Don Clark. Twenty million viewers tuned into evil IFA Richard Hillman&#39s murder confession to his wife Gail, with tricky Dicky claiming that killing elderly women is a good solution to the pension crisis.

Our Don is starting a campaign for Granada to introduce a good IFA character to the soap to sort out all the financial mess caused by Hillman. The Diary thinks Don should offer to take the part himself although some might say he is more Crossroads than Coronation Street.

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