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Scots Mafia

Lets hope the Scots kick Labour out for messing up HBOS and the English kick them out for favouring the Scots yet again.

“Suspicions that Prime Minister Gordon Brown sought to limit the political damage from the HBOS takeover were heightened today after Lloyds TSB vowed to protect jobs in Scotland.

In an unprecedented move for a bank merger, the company today insisted that it would retain its Scottish HQ in Edinburgh, would continue to print Bank of Scotland banknotes and that its “management focus” would be on saving as many staff as possible north of the border.

City analysts were amazed by the merger document’s specific pledge to “keep jobs in Scotland” and pointed out that it sat uneasily with the wider drive to find £1 billion in job cuts.

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