04 Feb '12, 4am

Queen Strips Royal Bank Of Scotland's Goodwin Of Knighthood | Care2 Causes

Queen Strips Royal Bank Of Scotland's Goodwin Of Knighthood | Care2 Causes

The former chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Fred Goodwin, was awarded a knighthood for services to banking in 2004, when Tony Blair was the British Prime Minister. Now, eight years later, he has been stripped of his knighthood by the Queen for his role in the creation of the biggest recession since the second world war. Normally such an honor is only taken away if someone has been guilty of a criminal offense punishable by longer than three months in jail, or has been stripped of their professional status by their regulator. The authority to rescind an honor rests with the Queen, who is of course advised by her Prime Minister. So What Did The Ex-Knight Do To Take Such A Fall? From the BBC : Mr Goodwin oversaw the multi-billion-pound deal to buy Dutch rival ABN Amro at the height of the financial crisis in 2007, which led to RBS having to be bailed out t...

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