Object of fury

Reader's comments on TimesOnline about Sir Fred Goodwin's Princes Trust lunch reflect public mistrust of banks


No bullman wrote:
Still a Sir and with a pension of £345k PA plus his other ill-gotten gains. For what? Virtually bankrupting the country and putting thousands on the dole queue. I can only hope the US will find reason to put him on trial like it did Bernard Madoff... or whatever his name is.
22 July 2009 9:11 PM BST

Kia Fosdter wrote:
What has Fred Goodwin done for the country? Nothing. All these ‘rich' people - the only reason they are rich is because they ride on the backs of hard-working people. They don't do any work themselves, or at least they do not make any worthwhile contribution. All they do is shuffle bits of data or paper around the world...
22 July 2009 3:31 PM BST

John Y wrote:
Let's hope Fred Le Baron Goodwin went back to the south of France just as quick as he arrived. No doubt he is in the principality paying absolutely no tax on his mountain of cash.
22 July 2009 1:00 PM BST

Colin Ashley wrote:
It used to be the case that the wages of sin were death. It appears now to be lunch with the Prince of Wales.
22 July 2009 12:54 PM BST

 

How should Royal Bank of Scotland begin to repair the image it gained during the Sir Fred years? Essay writers Richard Millar, Ross Cathcart, Graham McMillan and Malcolm Gooderham mull the bank's options.

 

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