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“No. They are not fully independent. There should be some other term somewhere between tied and independent.”

Nick Wilson,Wilson Financial Services.

“No. How can they be independent? The name should only be use by IFAs.”

Graham Poole,Poole Financial Planning

“No. I wouldn&#39t like to think that someone who in the past has made their living from general insurance can style his or herself as an independent financial adviser.”

Alan Flint,Alan Flint Insurance & Investment Consultant

“No. Because they are not accessing the whole range of products. They give only one solution to a problem.”

Andrew Hill,Andrew Hill Financial Services

“No, if advisers are not working across the whole range, then they are not independent.”

Pete Murphy,Park Lane Associates

“No, unless they are able to give advice on any company. Someone is only independent if they can go to any company.”

Wesley Fox,East Hertfordshire Financial Services

“No they should not. I think it jeopardises those of us who are truly independent. You have got to be able to give a broad spread of information. It brings into question everything that we have been working for over the years.”

Gordon Hughes,QED Financial

“No they shouldn&#39t. They are not independent if they don&#39t represent the whole of the market.”

Raymond Speight, Wilfred Leach & Co

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