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•”London, as you know, is a town in Canada.” – AMP spokesman Stephen Hoffman brings an international perspective.

•”We do have a computer in the office but it is steam-driven. As far as we are concerned, it is cutting-edge stuff.” – Pensions & Investment Management principal Phil Moore.

•”Out Of Context is the zenith of my career – Kilroy is the low point” – Hargreaves Lansdown pensions research manager Tom McPhail.

•”While we are close readers of Money Marketing, it would be wrong to say you set our agenda.” – An FSA press officer.

•”I think Neil has got something bubbling away – purely professional, of course.” – Scottish Widows press officer Paula Sutherland about colleague Neil Cameron.

•”The Jesuits used to say catch them young but I just don&#39t think it&#39s workable in terms of getting more people into long-term care.” – Aifa director general Paul Smee.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor John Greenwood, email: or tel: 0207 943 8036.


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