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CITY VIEWS: DO YOU WELCOME THE SELL-OFF OF RBS AND LLOYDS' BRANCHES?

<strong>SANJAY RIJHWANI </strong>TOKIO MARINE<br />&ldquo;Competition is always a good thing, but I&rsquo;m concerned as a taxpayer about the price we&rsquo;ll sell the branches off at. I&rsquo;m also worried that the big banks might just buy them back in five or so years, after the slump is over.&rdquo;<br /><br /><strong>ROBERT WEBB </strong>CHAUCER<br />&ldquo;I&rsquo;d certainly consider changing my bank &ndash; I&rsquo;ve stayed with the same one for years just due to inertia. I welcome this shake up. When banks get too big to fail it calls into question the whole concept of the free market.&rdquo;<br /><br /><strong>STEVE RIDDELL </strong>CANOPIES<br />&ldquo;I like my bank &ndash; and am actually still with the last big building society, so wouldn&rsquo;t be personally affected by the sell-off. That said, reducing the power of the big banks is always a good thing, and I welcome competition.&rdquo;