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Nick Clegg to accuse banks of racism

The Guardian, 24 November 2011
Publié le : 24 novembre 2011
 Patrick Wintour 

The reputation of Britain's banks will take a fresh battering when the deputy prime minister accuses them of discriminating against members of ethnic minorities in the way they distribute loans and set interest rates.

Nick Clegg will challenge them to show they are meeting their responsibility to black people and will set up an inquiry into their practices, and what is holding budding black entrepreneurs back.

Andrew Stunell, the local government minister, and Lynne Featherstone, the equalities minister, are to bring together the banks, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and the government's ethnic minorities advisory committee.

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