Expanding the 'regulatory perimeter'
Consultation closing 15 September
EU review to be completed this year
Could reduce annual losses by up to £451m
'Post-modern era of regulation'
Option for basic savings rate
Loch Ness monster fee reference made in 2016
Govt not pursuing equivalence
Calling for 'imaginative and creative' approach to negotiations
Risk of 'large, rapid' losses
Consultation closes on 22 December
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