Community Questionnaire - Banking Services

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One of the many comments made in response to the Neighbourhood Plan Community Questionnaire was that Tarvin should once again have a bank. The chances of this happening are remote. According to the Campaign for Community Banking, banks closed 500 branches in 2014 — more than twice as many as in 2013. This year it looks as though 650 branches could be lost

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With a return to full banking services unlikely, it is vital that local people retain access to the free-to-use cash machine at the Co-op. In addition, it is hoped that the agreement between the big banks and the Government, announced in March 2015, to enable the Post Office to offer basic banking services such as paying in and withdrawing cash, will be delivered.
Although we should note that Anna Soubry, small business minister in the current Government, has expressed concern at "the pace at which advances are being made"

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