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“Yes. The costs of both are too high anyway and for most small IFAs it will be another nail in the coffin.”

Geoffrey Hunt, Rickard Hunt & Co

“No. I don&#39t do mortgages or general insurance anyway but this will not change my views.”

Alan Flint, Alan Flint Insurance & Investment Consultant

“No, because most of the mortgages I deal with are half a million-plus so, with the procuration fees, that sort of money does not bother me.”

Martin Richards, Martin Richards Financial Management

“No. Advising on mort-gages is what I do for a living so I would pay.”

Nina Jeffries, The Mortgage People

“Maybe. I would not be happy paying £700 but that would not be the key issue. The additional work involved would be the key.”

Anthony Finch,Options Independent

“No. If it is one&#39s living, there is very little choice. There is very little other business so our destiny is in the hands of those who decide the fees.”

Neil Howard, Neil Howard IFA

“I don&#39t know. It depends on the level of business I do and I would have to weigh up the pros and cons.”

Alexander Grant, Grant & Co

yes 14%

no 57%

don&#39t know 29%

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