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Survey: Jail 'guilty' bankers

Nearly nine out of ten Britons want bankers put in jail if found guilty of fraud or manipulating financial markets, according to a new survey.

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Poll: Barclays committed 'worst abuses of the financial system' in UK

The UK survey sample were asked which, if any of the UK's five biggest banks had committed the worst abuses of the financial system. Credit: Press Association

When asked which, if any, of the five biggest banks in their country had committed the worst abuses of the financial system, 19% of the YouGov/Avaaz UK survey sample picked Barclays, followed by RBS (12%), Lloyds (3%), HSBC (2%) and Santander (1%).

Another 36% said they were all equally to blame. Only 1% said none were to blame, and the rest didn't know.

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