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RBS in row over Wimbledon spend

Royal Bank of Scotland is headed for new controversy, just days after securing the return of some of former chief executive Sir Fred Goodwin’s pension, after it emerged that the bailed out bank is to spend £300,000 on corporate entertaining at Wimbledon. According to a leaked email, RBS will splash out £19,500 a day on an “entertainment suite” for every one of the 13 days of the tournament. The All England club package also includes charges of £100 for each seat on Centre Court, £75 a head for a gourmet lunch and a £150 charge for fresh flowers. Lloyds Banking Group is also planning to entertain clients at Wimbledon.