Banks: Closures and Shared Banking Hubs - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:07 am on 27 April 2023.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Baroness Penn Baroness Penn The Parliamentary Secretary, HM Treasury 11:07, 27 April 2023

My Lords, in taking forward this work, I am sure that that is a consideration the banks have in mind. The banking hubs came out of a pilot programme that allowed banks to test out this model to ensure that it was accessible to all their customers. Of course, they are subject to the equality duty, which also means that they need to make proper provision for those with protected characteristics.