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CLOSURE OF CLYDESDALE BANK BRANCHES IN CLACKMANNANSHIRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 878: tabled on 24 January 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is concerned at the decision of the Clydesdale Bank to close its two branches in Tillicoultry and Alloa; is further concerned that this will leave customers in Clackmannanshire without access to a local bank branch in their own local authority area; recognises that many customers have limited access to alternatives, such as telephone or online banking facilities; believes that the provision of banking which is accessible to all is an integral part of creating an inclusive community, and that those on low incomes, the elderly population and small businesses in particular will be hardest hit by this decision; and calls on the Government to act to ensure that the banking sector is encouraged to maintain a full network of bank branches across the country.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.