I see the Frenchies are up to their usual when faced with change. On the one hand I can see where they are coming from - all that free money for the banks, which doesn't appear to have helped much. But there was some bint on the World Service this morning saying this would cost the government a lot of money. WTF, its not government money but taxpayers money - so they are aiming to squander their own dosh, crazy. BBC story.