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The Banking Review was an independent investigation into the provision of banking services in the UK. The Review was set up by the Government in November 1998, and led by Don Cruickshank. The Banking Review's Report "Competition in UK Banking" was published in March 2000. The Government issued a formal response to the Banking Review's report in August 2000.

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PDF file of Competition in UK banking The Cruickshank Report, Government Response (November 2004) (17KB)
The Government's outstanding response to seven recommendations from the March 2000 Cruickshank report into competition in UK banking.

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A number of additional, important initiatives emerged as a result of the Banking Review's conclusions. These are:

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