Summary of Icelandic Bank Deposits Leading up to 2008 Crash

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Dear Westminster City Council,

Please provide the following information in relation to Icelandic bank investments. Provide an MS Excel spreadsheet with the following information in separate columns:

1) Icelandic Bank deposits 2004 - 2008 broken down by a) date of investment, b) amount of investment, c) term of investment, d) rate of interest/ or total interest received, e) institution

2) The institution(s) that advised the council on its Icelandic investment strategy

3) The ledger/ payment codes which detail the transfer of the funds from councils various account(s), to the Icelandic banks, (often via a moneybroker such as ICAP).

4) Confirm/ deny whether any of the money invested in Iceland was obtained via LOBO loan borrowing

5) Confirm/ deny whether any of the money invested in Iceland was obtained via PWLB borrowing

Yours faithfully,

Joel M Benjamin

Dear Westminster City Council,

Please note a response to this request is now overdue. Please reply ASAP.

Yours faithfully,

Joel M Benjamin

Dear Westminster City Council,

Please note this request is now more than 2 months overdue. Please respond ASAP!

Yours faithfully,

Joel M Benjamin

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Dear Mr Benjamin,
 
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Dear Westminster City Council,

Please provide the following information in relation to Icelandic bank
investments. Provide an MS Excel spreadsheet with the following
information in separate columns:

1) Icelandic Bank deposits 2004 - 2008 broken down by a) date of
investment, b) amount of investment, c) term of investment, d) rate of
interest/ or total interest received, e) institution

2) The institution(s) that advised the council on its Icelandic investment
strategy

3) The ledger/ payment codes which detail the transfer of the funds from
councils various account(s), to the Icelandic banks, (often via a
moneybroker such as ICAP).

4) Confirm/ deny whether any of the money invested in Iceland was obtained
via LOBO loan borrowing

5) Confirm/ deny whether any of the money invested in Iceland was obtained
via PWLB borrowing

Yours faithfully,

31st December 2018

Dear Westminster City Council,
Please note this request is now more than 2 months overdue. Please respond
ASAP!
Yours faithfully,
 
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