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Your essential weekend reader — my personal pick of the week’s must-reads

It’s Saturday evening, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices culled from all those I’ve linked to this last week. You can follow me on Delicious here.

What will make banks care about their customers? – Diana Coyle says don’t increase banking regulation, instead open up the oligopolistic banking industry to true competition: ‘more competitive banking systems are more stable – the banks tend to be smaller so the “too big to fail” problem is less acute, and smaller banks …

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  • User AvatarJames Gane 7th Oct - 1:29pm
    @David Raw True, but everyone else would be even more foolish to underestimate the Conservatives. This conference was made to appeal to both the crazies...
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    Phyllis - a day out in Aldershot is yours! Anytime 😊
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    .................................Lynne Featherstone 7th Oct '15 - 12:45pm.........Caron– not only FGM does Cameron reference and infer came from him – also same-sex marriage and name-blank employment...
  • User AvatarDavid Wallace 7th Oct - 12:52pm
    There are no lib dem female MPs. Is this because the selection process is sexist or is it because the females proved to be incapable...
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    Nigel Jones - I'm glad you raised the issue of why education was not chosen as one of the seven key topics. I have asked...
  • User AvatarCaron Lindsay 7th Oct - 12:49pm
    Cheers, Lynne. I've copied that and put it in the main piece.