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Bank charges: Your comments

Britain's banks are "ripping off" their customers, Business Secretary Vince Cable has told the BBC.

Mr Cable said forcing banks to change their practices would be a key test of the coalition government.

Research for BBC's Panorama reveals that high street banks surveyed are charging as much as 167% interest on unauthorised overdrafts.

BBC News website readers have been sending in their reaction.

Bank charges and profits

Individuals should take responsibility