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Leeds & Holbeck Building Society – Bonus Tracker

Wednesday, 3 July 2002

Type: High interest account

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£250,000

Interest rate: Bank of England base rate plus 1% until January 1, 2003, thereafter Bank of England base rate until January 1, 2004

Term: Until January 1, 2004

Offer period: Until further notice

Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted until February 1, 2003, thereafter one penalty free withdrawal allowed until January 1, 2004

Tel: 0500 225777


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