So is bank deal a safe bet?

The Scotsman has reported concerns raised by the likes of Sir Donald Mackay, the chairman of the Scottish Mortgage Trust; Sir George Mathewson, a former chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland; Sir Peter Burt, a former governor and chief executive of Bank of Scotland; Keith Skeoch, the chief executive of Standard Life Investments; and David Alexander, the owner of the Edinburgh-based property firm, D. J. Alexander.

THE SCOTSMAN, 25 September 2008