Downing Street sources have told ITV News that the hedge fund manager, Davide Serra, had a "routine" meeting with an official this morning in Number 10.
I understand that Serra had not been specifically asked to discuss any potential deals between RBS and Canadian banks.
Nevertheless, there is intense speculation around what might happen to RBS and when any parts of the bank might be sold.
With the taxpayer being the biggest shareholder in the company, it matters to us all.
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