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It’s nothing personal

From recent correspondence, it appears there may be a perception that I have a vendetta against John Ellis and I would like to set the matter straight once and for all.

I have known and respected John for many years and it would be difficult to find a nicer man – indeed, a true gentleman in every sense of the word.

My issues are not personal, but merely addressed to John in his capacity as the mouthpiece of the Personal Financial Society.

As as an LIA and Sofa member, my antipathy to the creation of PFS is not least because I – along with many others – are very antipathetic to anything connected to the CII.

As John has become one of their chief apologists, he has now to comport himself along their preferred structure which is much less democratic and a great deal more authoritarian than that of the LIA.

Harry Katz

Norwest Consultants,

Stanmore, Middlesex


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