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Lament on CP121

Consultation Paper 121

A one to one? I think not.

From Hull, Hell and Halifax Let&#39s agree to disagree,

The Funny Smell Authority is beginning to rile me.

This time, let&#39s have a more Equitable discussion.

Broker a discussion? More like a scattergun approach

To ram the idea down everyone&#39s throat

A proper muddle

Yes – and jolly bankers in a huddle

Independence, that&#39s your lot, For ordinary folk they care not

Consumer protection, what&#39s become of that – old hat?

No, just not good for those bank fat cats.

Depolarisation or Europisation?

With more red tape coming our way?

Funny that, why did no one say?

While brokers believe in Blighty&#39s way and can point to its success,

We are now betrothed to Brussels.

What are we to do to stop this, pray, will a right big fuss hold sway?

Sorry Blighty, you have had your day

What would it take to raise the public from their glazed stare?

Forget it, no one will care.

So Faintly Smiles Authority, as down on Thames it gloats

While IFAs try to stay afloat.

Funny Sort of Authority – where&#39s your straight bat?

“Now look “ere lad – we&#39ll &#39ave no more of that”.

Depolarisation – please give it the boot.

If not, the banks will take all the loot.

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