Bank follows RBS increase by raising homeowners' standard variable rate from 3.5% to 3.99%.
Gesture politics are good for only one thing: taking the edge off public outrage.
The government has behaved in an arbitrary and unprincipled fashion.
The former head of RBS has been stripped of his title.
It was Labour's plan to hold a Commons vote that forced the RBS chief to give up his £1m bonus.
Quibbling over the bonus paid to the RBS boss is simply gesture politics.
In 2008, Alex Salmond hailed RBS as the pride of the "Celtic Lion" economy that he envisaged for an
And our elected politicians should call the bankers' bluff.