Election 2010: Parties outline pledges to financial services

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With the next General Election just under a month away, political parties will be getting their manifestos ready to launch next week.

However, with the economy and the financial services one of the biggest issues on voters' minds, the big three have already set out many of their aims for this vital sector. Here are some of the key pledges being made to the financial services sector in the run up to this year's election. Stephen Timms, Labour: "Our priority is to secure the recovery, learn lessons from the crisis and build a more resilient financial system for the future. Properly supervised and regulated, an effective financial system remains the best mechanism for generating and sustaining wealth, jobs and prosp...

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