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Welsh broker denies BNP life insurance connection

Welsh mortgage and life insurance firm Financial Solutions Unlimited has rejected claims it is the broker behind the BNP’s life arm saying it has not written any business through Albion Life.
The claims were made this week in a local newspaper but FSU partner Craig Francis says that “no business in any way shape or form has been written through Albion Life”.
Francis says the firm has been approached by Albion Life about a possible link-up- before they knew about the BNP connection- but it did not go any further.
He says now the firm knows about the relationship between Albion Life and the BNP there is no way it would consider taking any business in the future.
He says the firm’s client bank contains many people from ethnic minorities who would be horrified if the firm was contributing to the BNP’s funds through accepting business from Albion Life.
Francis says: “We were completely surprised when we heard about this, we did not know who they were but even so no business has been written and we can guarantee that 110 per cent. We have nothing to do with the BNP.”
Albion Life acts as an unregulated introducer to life insurance brokers with the BNP using the fee to aid party campaigning and electioneering.
Albion Life’s website says: “By taking out a life policy with Albion Life you can help the serious political campaigning work of the BNP.”
The website goes on to cite the threat of Islamic fundamentalism and economic migrants from Eastern Europe as reasons to review existing cover and switch to its policy.

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