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•”The only problem with the FSA keeping its ear to the ground is that it will restrict its line of vision.” -Jim Gilchrist, former sales director, Scottish Life.

•”If you want to know why they are all so upset, they all have pensions with Equitable Life.” – Analyst Ned Cazalet on Treasury select committee scepticism about the industry.

•”Every time I open my desk, I seem to be probing something.” – The FSA&#39s Rob McIvor on media language.

•”Bear in mind that he is trying to win his first election.” – Urquhart Stewart on George W Bush.

•”If you are thinking about inheritance tax planning at 30, you must be a bit of a saddo.” – Erica Harper of Zurich.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: or tel: 0207 943 8037


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