It was submitted in 2007, the then-largest petition on the number 10 website without a reply from the PM, with over 70,000 recipients.
Yesterday that changed: finally there was an answer to the the Bank Charges Consumer Charter. Now admittedly it was simply a cut and paste of the reply Gordon Brown sent in response to our open letter, but better late than never. (See full MSE news coverage of the PM on bank charges).
The hope now is that with bank charges having been a huge bubble in a political vacuum, politicians will finally pull their fingers out and smooth the flow of financial justice.