VOR DEBATE - City of Secrets

Oct 28, 2012, 10:23 PM

The ‘Square Mile’, officially known as the City of London, is the centre of global finance.It holds around 9.4 trillion pounds in banking assets from global institutes. But unlike anywhere else in the UK, the City has exclusive powers and privileges dating back to mediaeval times.

VoR’ Daniel Cinna discusses this with Dr Lee Salter, the senior lecturer in journalism at the University of the West of England and co-producer of the Secret City film; David Wickenden, an investment banking business analyst; Professor Tony Travers from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics; and Tim Groves from Occupy London.