Alistair Darling: ‘RBS said they would run out of money in early afternoon’

Ex-chancellor’s scariest moment of financial crisis was when he took call from RBS boss and asked how long bank could last

Alistair Darling has revealed his “most scary moment” of the financial crisis, which began a decade ago.

The former Labour chancellor of the exchequer said he received a shocking phone call from Royal Bank of Scotland in 2008, revealing a run on the bank.

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