Allister Heath with City backdrop
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Allister Heath on Barclays interest rate manipulation

29 June 2012 Last updated at 10:58 BST

Bankers deserve all the flak they were getting, and even more, over the allegations about interest rate manipulation, according to the editor of the London daily business newspaper, City AM.

But Allister Heath said Bob Diamond was "not the monster" that he has been portrayed to be, and that the government should resist calls for higher taxes on bankers as it would damage the UK economy.

UK viewers can watch the debate that followed this film on this iPlayer link


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