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Two points for own goal

Diane Hayter’s whole defence against Nic Cicutti’s article is an own goal. I will only pick two points:1: Only a serial committee member/do-gooder could possibly hailan increase in bureaucrats of 325 per cent (financial promotions’ team increase from eight to 34)2: Free or moderately priced assistance. Free! What planet is she on? Does she attend her meetings for free?What does she think we are, charities – not at our rates of tax, not with our FSA and PII bills.Is it any wonder that Nic was critical? Her rebuttal proves his point.There are some very able and savvy people on the panel but it seems they are outnumbered by apparatchiks.Perhaps more industry luminaries or people with real relevant experience might be better suited to the task and gain more respect from the FSA.

Harry Katz,

Norwest Consultants,

Stanmore, Middlesex

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