Co-op Bank scandal: Government 'favoured' Lloyds TSB bid
24 November 2013 Last updated at 23:15 GMT
The government has been accused by the head of a rival bid of directly favouring the Co-op in the doomed sale of part of Lloyds TSB.
Lord Levene, who led the rival bid to buy 632 branches, says Mervyn King - former Governor of the Bank of England - told him a political decision was made to back the Co-op bid.
Joe Lynam reports.