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Dame Clara Furse: being bailed out is no bar to serving on FPC

"That's quite a comeback by Dame Clara Furse. She was a non-executive director of Fortis when the Belgian bank, in partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland, did the disastrous top-of-the-market purchase of ABN Amro in 2008; now she has been hired to serve as an external member of the financial policy committee of the Bank of England, the body tasked with ensuring financial stability in the UK.