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Out of character?

Character assassination or flattering portrait? The Diary is not sure but it certainly looks as if mortgage supremo Chris Cummings (characterised left) is ready to embrace the whole mortgage industry.

This little gem comes courtesy of Infinity Mortgages, which is giving brokers at the Mortgage Expo in Manchester the opportunity to see what sort of character they really are. Caricaturist Mike Bryson will be on the firm&#39s stand and ready to draw.

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