Flight hits out at FSA claims over fees

Boles, Corey
October 2001
Money Marketing;10/11/2001, p3
Reports that Great Britain Conservative shadow paymaster general Howard Flight is disputing the Great Britain Financial Services Authority's claims that consumers are prepared to pay fees for financial advice. Remarks from Flight about the commission; Career background of Flight.


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