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Post Offices: Cash Withdrawal Services - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:12 pm on 22nd October 2019.

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Photo of The Bishop of St Albans The Bishop of St Albans Bishop 3:12 pm, 22nd October 2019

I thank the Minister for his reply. Rural communities rely on access to finance, but in many rural areas where there is poor broadband or weak mobile signal, online banking is impossible. This is a fundamental issue for our rural areas. What representations have Her Majesty’s Government made to Barclays Bank, and what will we do if other banks decide to follow its lead?