LOBO loans

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Jamie Griffiths

Dear Newham Borough Council,

1. How many Lender Option Borrower Option (LOBOs) contracts do you
have on your books?

2. When were they signed; and by whom?

3. With which financial institutions were they taken out?

4. Who advised the council to enter the LOBO(s)?

5. Since each Contract has been signed, has the lender exercised
their option and changed the interest rate?

6. If so, please specify the dates of the interest rate changes and
the revised interest rates.

7. Please provide a copy of the original, signed LOBO agreement.

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Griffiths

Newham Borough Council

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Jamie Griffiths left an annotation ()

Contracts not provided ("commercially sensitive").