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George Osborne's 2012 Mansion House speech in full

George Osborne's 2012 Mansion House speech in full

Here's the chancellor's Mansion House address, in which he announces details of new measures to boost the liquidity of Britain's banks and inject money into the 'real economy, in full:

Opinion Former Articles

  • Gross mortgage lending rises in April

    The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that total gross mortgage lending increased by 4% on March to £12.1 billion in April, but cautions that meaningful comparisons with last April are difficult.

  • CML: September gross mortgage lending

    Gross mortgage lending totalled an estimated £12.9 billion in September. This represented a 2% decrease from the £13.1 billion lent in August but was 4% higher than September 2010 (£12.4 billion), according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

  • CML: Funding for Lending - and the largest mortgage lenders in 2011

    Today’s issue takes a close look at the new Funding for Lending scheme. Although it is not targeted specifically at the mortgage sector – and some lenders will not even have access to it - firms will be able to draw on the scheme from 1 August. So, how might it affect the lending industry over the next 18 months?

  • BSA: Lending and Approvals Jump in March

    Gross mortgage lending by building societies and other mutual lenders rose 58% in March 2012 compared to the same month last year, and by 40% in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2011. Net lending by mutuals was positive for the sixth consecutive month.

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