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Collection TS24 - Bank of Commerce and Credit International press cuttings

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GB 0620 TS24


Bank of Commerce and Credit International press cuttings


  • 1991-1992 (Creation)

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4 folders

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Stornoway Library, Lewis

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The collection was created by staff at Stornoway Library

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Members of staff of Stornoway Library collated these folders of newspaper cuttings regarding the Bank of Commerce and Credit case. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar lost £23 million invested in the bank when it collapsed in 1991.

Newspaper cuttings regarding the failure of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International and the effect on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar 1991-1992

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  • English

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