PPI complaints jump 57% to 30,301

Julia Kollewe
Canary Wharf
Canary Wharf

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The number of complaints about mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) received by the Financial Ombudsman Service jumped to 30,301 in the final three months of 2011.

This represents nearly a third of PPI complaints received last year, and is up 57% on the 19,259 recorded between July and October last year.