Tuesday, June 17, 2008
“In November, there was a second run”
Secret plans were drawn up by Northern Rock which would have closed the bank within hours in Operation 'Rapid Plan', the Daily Mail can reveal. Accounts would have been frozen, cash machines switched off, every branch closed and online services axed for the closure on what was dubbed 'D-Day'. The measures show how the stricken bank had made intricate plans if it needed to hit the panic button.