Consumer Action Group (Bank Action Group) - the leading and best
online forum for reclaiming bank charges in the UK (free
registration required to access all areas)
Saving Expert - Martin Lewis' excellent self-help website, which
provides free advice and support for reclaiming bank charges.
and Others v. Clydebank Engineering and Shipbuilding Co., Ltd
(House of Lords) (1904) 12 S.L.T. 498;  A.C. 6 (PDF file).
warns bank over charges (BBC
Money Box 27 January 2007).
Sarwar MP set to launch UK law reform campaign on unfair bank
charges - letter
to Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP (PDF
file, 9 September 2006).
(This is Money, 8 September 2006) Banking
Code change; & Abbey National plc refund bank charges after GLC
county court action
4's 'Money Box' - Bank Charges - 18 February 2006. Challenge
bank charges, says lawyer
Article on the Unfair
Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations, by John Carruthers,
Advocate (31 October 2005) - PDF.
says default charges must reflect real loss or they will be 'unfair'
- 26 July 2005
Radio Scotland's 'Sunday Live' - unfair bank charges discussion -
9 April 2006
Govan Law Centre interview;
Case studies package
Five Live debate (in
real audio) on bank charges with Govan Law Centre's Mike Dailly - 5
wins claim over bank charges - The Times, 29 June 2005.
unfair bank charges - Andrew
George MP, press release on constituent's country court success
on bank charges as unlawful 'penalty' charges, 14 February 2005 ; Article
on this case by Richard Colbey, Barrister, The Guardian, 5
on unlawful bank charges by Richard Colbey, Barrister, The
Guardian, 25 September 2004.
Beard MP - press release calling for transparency in bank &
credit card company profits from bank charges, 28 October 2004.
banks's £3bn overdraft 'sting' - BBC report, 2 September
2004 (link to BBC news)
Commission (PDF) - Report
on Penalty Clauses - 18 May 1999.
(PDF) - a report into penalty
fees charged by Australian banks, Consumer Law Centre Victoria,
charges may be illegal: study (pdf), 21 December 2004 - Business
press article on a report from the Consumer Law Centre Victoria
(Australian banks charge 64 to 92 times more for debit dishonour than
the cost to process).
Scottish Law Commissions (PDF) - Report
on Unfair Terms in Contract - February 2005.