Treasury Minister Greg Clark
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'Worrying time' for British in Cyprus

The UK government will compensate armed forces service personnel, and maintain pension payments to expats in Cyprus who have faced disruption as a result of the proposed bailout.

An EU and IMF rescue package would require all bank customers to pay a levy on their savings.

Treasury Minister Greg Clark told MPs that for UK nationals with deposits in Cypriot banks, it was a "worrying time", as they would be subject to the proposals.

  • 18 Mar 2013
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