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    There are currently 43 UK Building Societies plus...

    There are currently 43 UK Building Societies plus the soon to go Holmesdale. So 44 right now but there will be 43 after October 1st.

    Having said that the National Counties Building Society also...
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    So the results are in. About 1,000 of the...

    So the results are in.

    About 1,000 of the 7,000 members voted.

    About 79% of the savers who voted gave their votes for the merger (about 21% against.)

    About 88% (of the 119) borrowers who...
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    I will probably vote against - my usual practice,...

    I will probably vote against - my usual practice, on the standard annual votes, is to vote against the board in a token gesture of defiance.

    However the truth is I would like the merger to go...
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    I have all but two: No Swansea and no Vernon. ...

    I have all but two: No Swansea and no Vernon.

    My dream is Principality take out Swansea and Vernon simply open the doors again.

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    They have ?100 of mine earning 0.1% As soon as...

    They have ?100 of mine earning 0.1%

    As soon as they merge I will close that.

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    They have ?100 of mine earning 0.1% As soon as...

    They have ?100 of mine earning 0.1%

    As soon as they merge I will close that.

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    No idea what account you have but possibly you...

    No idea what account you have but possibly you have the option to withdraw ?400 and keep full membership with the remaining ?100?

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    The Holmesdale mentioned by Jeff Prestridge for...

    The Holmesdale mentioned by Jeff Prestridge for the Daily Mail

    http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/investing/article-5457851/The-lament-one-building-society-falls-brink.html

    He laments it going...
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    From the BSA website: "The BSA is not a...

    From the BSA website:

    "The BSA is not a regulator itself, nor is it able to deal with complaints about building societies - these are looked after by the Financial Ombudsman Service if they...
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    Looking for a positive: Once the merger goes...

    Looking for a positive:

    Once the merger goes through I will be able to close the Holmesdale Easy Access account I have which only pays a useless 0.1% on my ?100.

    (Yes, I could close any of my...
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    Looking for a positive: Once the merger goes...

    Looking for a positive:

    Once the merger goes through I will be able to close the Holmesdale Easy Access account I have which only pays a useless 0.1% on my ?100.

    (Yes, I could close any of my...
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    HB A great shame the press didn't go with it -...

    HB

    A great shame the press didn't go with it - although, who knows, perhaps they are still working on it and cannot reply to you for ethical, confidentiality reasons... Whatever!

    But thank you...
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    chuckieegg As mentioned upthread by HB. ...

    chuckieegg

    As mentioned upthread by HB.

    Many of us recall when 500 members of the Portman Building Society made a valid request their building society (which as members they owned) put...
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    Actually... There is another big question...

    Actually...

    There is another big question here.

    Thompson's background in finance and banking with RCM and Tiptree could easily mean he does have the skill set to help the Holmesdale.

    So...
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    HB OK. I'll bite. From the links you've...

    HB

    OK. I'll bite.

    From the links you've provided Thompson joins Holmesdale in April 2011. His job then was described as "Environmental Technology Analyst" with the Investment Bank Religare...
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    HB No way would I suggest you approach the...

    HB

    No way would I suggest you approach the Holmesdale yourself. However would you consider contacting a suitable newspaper and invite them to take enquiries further?

    I am sure you are aware I...
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    It's shocking but sadly not surprising. It's...

    It's shocking but sadly not surprising.

    It's the biggest scam going right now - the way Building Societies have created and propagated the myth they are somehow better than banks.

    Most building...
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    HB I've always found Holmesdale a pretty...

    HB

    I've always found Holmesdale a pretty useless society. Always poor rates. However, the scheme was intended to boost mortgage lending and, according to the Holmesdale, has already shown signs of...
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