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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:18 am on 30th January 2020.

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Photo of Jason McCartney Jason McCartney Conservative, Colne Valley 11:18 am, 30th January 2020

May I add my voice to calls for a debate on bank branch closures? Lloyds Banking Group announced dozens of branch closures yesterday, including one in Holmfirth in my constituency. At a time when the Government are investing in rejuvenating our high streets, we need to debate Lloyds Banking Group, which is making £2.2 billion in statutory profit and can afford a remuneration package of £6.3 million for its boss. Surely, it should be investing in community banking?