Tuesday 20 February 2018

Punish the offenders - but not an inquiry

Al Pacino as Shakespeare's Shylock seeking his personal pound of flesh
Al Pacino as Shakespeare's Shylock seeking his personal pound of flesh

* It may seem at first a tad passive to be against a banking inquiry. Like Shylock, we all want the pound of flesh and we all want to see the offenders punished.

I, too, want to see the miscreants punished to the full extent that the law allows – but I do not want a banking inquiry.

We have all seen the quasi-courts of recent years, the various tribunals, spend vast sums of money, getting bogged down in all sorts of legal challenges and arguments.

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