It is the government's belief that, by giving one body strategic oversight of macroeconomic policy and prudential supervision, it will ensure that the perceived failures of regulators in the lead up to the banking crisis will never be repeated.
At the same time the government wants to strengthen consumer protection by intensifying conduct of business regulation.
These two objectives will lead to the creation of two new regulators: one, under the guiding arm of the Bank of England, will seek to
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