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Financial crash: Voters cannot understand why the bankers who oversaw the collapse of RBS have not been pursued by prosecutors, Vince Cable (pictured, file photo) said last night

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Vince Cable demands to know why RBS bankers have not been prosecuted as he piles on pressure to bring Fred Goodwin and other former bosses to account

  • Voters wondering why RBS bankers have not been pursued, Cable has said
  • There is ‘prosecutable evidence’ against them a legal report has concluded
  • Tax payers paid £45billion to rescue Royal Bank of Scotland from ‘disaster’
  • Watchdogs investigating RBS collapse said directors made poor decisions

Voters cannot understand why the bankers who oversaw the collapse of RBS have not been pursued by prosecutors, Vince Cable said last night.

The Business Secretary piled pressure on the authorities to bring Fred Goodwin and other former bosses to account.

A legal report prepared for Mr Cable is understood to have concluded there was ‘prosecutable evidence’ against several of the bank’s executives.

They steered RBS into the biggest corporate disaster in British history, leaving taxpayers with a £45billion bill for its rescue.

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