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Bank of England Demonstration

Coming out of Bank Tube today, next to the Bank of England and Royal Exchange …

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I was greeted with this sight:

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Police everywhere … what was going on?

Was Fred Goodwin about to make an appearance?

Was Lord Myners on his way?

Had they heard that a banker was in town?

No … it turned out to be a demonstration against Huntingdon Life Sciences …

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Last time I saw this lot, they were outside Deutsche Bank's offices.

Ah well, bankers aren't that bad if they're only being shouted at for helping science kill cats and dogs I guess.

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Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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  • Tim Decker
  • Chris Skinner

    Hey Tim
    Why do you think the photo is slightly skewy of the Bobby Brigade … tap on the shoulder and:
    “‘ello sir, what’s your story then?”
    “Oh nothing officer … just taking a picture of the Royal Exchange which just happens to have a few guys in luminous yellow jackets outside”, says I nervously.
    “On yer way then before I have to club you with my baton ‘ere as though you were some young seal pup!”
    I left pretty hastily!
    Chris

  • Chris Skinner

    Hey Tim
    Why do you think the photo is slightly skewy of the Bobby Brigade … tap on the shoulder and:
    “‘ello sir, what’s your story then?”
    “Oh nothing officer … just taking a picture of the Royal Exchange which just happens to have a few guys in luminous yellow jackets outside”, says I nervously.
    “On yer way then before I have to club you with my baton ‘ere as though you were some young seal pup!”
    I left pretty hastily!
    Chris