Oct 25, 2023

Watchdog: Ex-NatWest boss breached Nigel Farage's privacy

The former boss of NatWest breached Nigel Farage's privacy rights in sharing information about his banking, the UK's privacy watchdog has said. In July, the BBC reported Mr Farage no longer met the financial requirements for a Coutts bank account, citing a source familiar with the matter. A NatWest spokesperson said: "We fully co-operate with the ICO in its assessment of any customer complaint but it would not be appropriate for us to comment on this individual case." The NatWest board is currently considering whether Dame Alison will receive £2.4m of pay contractually due to her, plus bonuses. When Dame Alison landed the top job at NatWest she became the most powerful woman in UK banking, overseeing a bank with about 19 million customers in the UK and 60,000 employees globally.

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