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"Stephen Hester [Chief Executive of RBS] says taxpayers can and should make a profit on the banking bailout, but new Treasury Committee chairman, Andrew Tyrie, says the government should instead focus on improving competition."Surely these two aims aren't mutually exclusively? We must ensure we make money on the direct investments we have in the banks, and that we recoup the indirect aid given to the banking sector as a whole. Doing so doesn't preclude working to create a new environment within the industry.