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Yes. I am concerned that he may have left because he felt there would no longer be a role for independent advice.

Adrian Lewis,DC Parker Life & Pensions

Yes. He was very impressive in the role and I think it will be hard to fill his shoes.

Kevin Hanwell,Hanwell Financial Services

No. I knew he was there but I didn&#39t know him well enough to say I will miss him.

Mike Berry,Focuswell.com

Yes. He was very good at what he did and had plenty of common sense.

Jim Clancy,Clancy&#39s Financial Planning

Yes. You read a lot about him and he seems to have done a lot of good work.It is sad to see him go but it does not seem anything unusual.

John Evans,Hather Financial Services

No. I really do not take much notice of who comes and goes. One person is as good as another.

Philip Harrison,Harrison Financial Services

Yes, I think Paul Smee has represented the Aifa community well. A lot now rests on who will replace him, as I think it will be a tough decision.

Paul Hammond,Financial Future Associates

No. Other than reading Aifa literature and the letters that come out to us,I do not have much to do with Aifa and less to do with Paul Smee.

Kevin Lloyd,Richard Bamber & Co

Yes 71%

No 24%

Don&#39t know 5%

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