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“I would prefer none at all but we will proceed irrespective of regulator.”

Ivor Woodroofe,Riverside Financial Services

“No, I think the FSA is bad enough as it is. I think if we had a European supraregulator it would have to deal with all the regulation in all the countries and you would end up with the lowest common denominator across the board.”

Peter Robison,Robison & Co

“No. It would mean everything being diluted to the lowest common European denominator.”

Joseph Kelly,MPLI First Financial

“Probably not. I would prefer to be regulated in the UK than from Brussels. But we would have to find out what it would mean for our firm to give a definitive answer.”

David O&#39Leary,The Hammond Consultancy

“No. I am anti-European.”

Peter Thomas,Bob Gee & Co

“Yes. A European regulator would be a precursor to people being able to move around Europe more easily.”

Mark Frost,Garvin & Co

“No. I am pretty adverse to most things coming out of Europe. We are already subject to enough legislation from unelected officials in Europe.”

Chris Crookes,Grovener Financial Management Consultancy

“Not particularly. I would prefer someone I could get in touch with easily but

I suppose that does not apply to either really.”

Laurie Fenwick,Laurie Fenwick Financial Services

Yes 13%

Yes 75%

Don&#39t know 12%

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