Since the last poll came out (marginally) in favour of deposit insurance, I thought I would take it a little further. This one looks at how far that insurance should go in the event of a full bailout – should we be covering only private individuals (the “Mums and Dads” group) or go wider?

Should bank bailouts cover more than ordinary depositors? (Poll Closed)
Total Votes: 19

During the current turmoil there seems to have been some suggesting that Islamic finance models may provide an answer. The next poll will look a

t this option.