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Moneybox Friday, 15 November, 2002, 12:20 GMT
Equitable cuts payouts
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Equitable has stressed that it remains solvent
BBC Radio 4's Money Box was broadcast at 12pm on Saturday, 16 November 2002.

Equitable Life

On news that up to 50,000 with-profits annuitants will see their payouts cut by almost a third, we spoke to Equitable Life Chief Executive Charles Thompson, Annuity Direct's Stuart Bayliss and Paul Braithwaite of the Equitable Members' Action Group.

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Split capital investment trusts

We reported on the battle for compensation for unlucky investors in zero's and spoke to both the Chairman of the Treasury Committee, Labour MP John McFall and a member of the committee who is very critical of the FSA - Conservative MP David Ruffley.

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Sending money abroad

Money Box's Jennifer Clarke looks at the best ways to send money to Europe this Christmas.

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Stamp duty

Amid concerns stamp duty could be set to rise, the housing industry called for a radical review on the cost of buying a home. We spoke to an estate agent in East Finchley and Peter Williams of the Council for Mortgage Lenders.

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Inside Money wins award

BBC Radio 4's Inside Money scoops the award for Best Broadcast Programme at the Bradford and Bingley awards.

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Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Louise Greenwood
Reporter: Jennifer Clarke

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