In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley opened by lamenting the state of the challenger bank market, writing that instead of “shaking up” the Big Four, they had instead made an “underwhelming” impact, with Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds still dominating.
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Boris Johnson’s progress towards Downing Street appeared inexorable last night as his most senior rivals began circling for jobs in his cabinet and a new poll showed that voters believe he is the only leadership candidate who can win the next election. Two of Boris Johnson’s rivals - Michael Gove and Sajid Javid - used interviews with the Sunday Times to issue coded job applications. - The Sunday Times.