Published: 23/10/2023 – 18:56 Updated: 23/10/2023 – 19:54
Another said they would ‘pay’ to be the person who told him he was being debanked.
Former Ukip leader Nigel submitted the subject access request to NatWest, which owns Coutts, unveiling all information the bank holds on him.
A Freedom of Access request revealed the staggering contempt Coutts staff held for Farage
In one conversation, a bank staffer says: “id throw a milkshake at him if i was approached to open an account for him [sic].”
One worker referenced a BBC article about Nigel having his bank account closed and said: “Hope that knocked him down a peg or 2 [sic].”
Another, which appears to be part of a WhatsApp group, said: “have you all seen Nigel Farages twitter?
“no one will bank him now.
“,have we single handedly drive NF out of the country?![sic]”
In June, Nigel revealed his bank account had been closed by the Natwest Group with no reason given for the closure.
The BBC later claimed he was a customer of Coutts and he had been debanked due to a lack of funds.
But a subject access request from Coutts, famed for being the bank of the Royals, revealed he was ‘exited’ by the bank because he did not ‘align with their values’.
Staff at the exclusive firm claimed he was racist, antisemitic and a “shameless grifter”.
Nigel has since switched to Lloyds Bank.
Nigel Farage reveals, as we have long suspected, that financial institutions have taken it upon themselves to police the public sphere.
Commitment to ESG requires banks — despite being largely state-owned — to refuse services to people who do not agree with the agenda they… pic.twitter.com/8qWUCTiz7Q
— Ben Pile (@clim8resistance) October 23, 2023
NatWest bank documents obvatined by GB News reveal bank’s admission: “A particular area to consider is NF’s [Nigel Farage’s] stance on climate change — it does not align with the bank’s purpose or B’Corp objectives.” …