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THE 6.33% (6.81% gross) AER IS AN INTRODUCTORY BONUS RATE OF INTEREST
VALID UNTIL 30.09.00. AER - (Annual Equivalent Rate) - A notional rate
that illustrates the gross rate as if paid and compounded on an annual
basis. The gross contractual rate is the same as the AER. Interest subject
to variation. Rate correct as at 01.08.00. Interest is calculated at 0.81%
above the first-e base rate. The first-e base rate is 6.00% as at the
01.08.00. This offer applies for balances up to £250,000. For balances
above this amount please contact us directly. *Interest is paid monthly
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