Orders of the Day — Consumer Credit Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:53 pm on 9th June 2005.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Labour, Stroud 1:53 pm, 9th June 2005

I have made this point before, but I should like to reinforce it. We could provide genuine access to credit by ensuring that credit unions can be accessed through the postal network. Some hon. Members have tried to persuade local post office branches of that case, but there would be a dramatic improvement in lending practices if such access were available more widely. Does the hon. Gentleman agree?