• Santander cut mortgage offer because I was pregnant

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    Its terms and conditions state it does not discriminate I am eight months pregnant and have had a joint mortgage application rejected after being asked by a Santander customer services agent if I was expecting a child. We currently have a mortgage with Santander and were hoping to port it to our new house. Initially, my husband and I had been told we could borrow £170,000 on the basis of my income. My husband is self-employed and will be the full-time carer for our child once my maternity leave ends. I've now been told that, because I will have an extra dependent, we can only borrow...
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