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Cameron: Banks must not 'take risks that put the economy at risk'

David Cameron has said the issue of bank reform needs to wait until independent proposals are published next month.

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, criticised banks over their opposition to reforms after a team led by the British economist Sir John Vickers made interim recommendations that high street banking should be separated from the riskier investment side.

The prime minister was asked about the row as he visited a manufacturing plant in Oxfordshire.

  • 31 Aug 2011
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