Tory MP Nicky Morgan wants to force banks to pay for better services at post offices

Mail Online | 7/10/2019 | Tom Witherow Financial Correspondent For The Daily Mail
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Banks should be forced to pay for better services at post offices after years of branch closures, a group of influential MPs said today.

Nicky Morgan, chairman of the Treasury committee, slammed the Government for failing to hold banks to account after they left millions of rural customers without some basic banking services. The committee said banks must pay for post offices to act as proxy branches, funding staff training and better security.

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Since the 2008 financial crisis, 3,500 bank branches have closed, with the Post Office taking up the strain and offering simple cash and cheque services.

The Mail is campaigning to save rural post offices and the services they offer to remote communities. It is...
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