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ACCESS TO CASH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2057: tabled on 06 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses concern about the rate at which access to cash is being reduced across the UK, with more than 200 free-to-use cashpoints and 60 bank branches closing per month according to analysis by Which?; recognises that while there has been an increase in digital payments, cash is still expected to be the second most popular payment method in a decade's time; expresses further concern about the 25 million people for whom cash remains a necessity, according to the Access to Cash review, and the 2.2 million people who use cash for all their day-to-day payments, who risk complete financial exclusion as a result of this reduction in access; is alarmed by the number of recent major IT failures at banks, which further highlights the central role for cash as the only non-digital payment method; believes that the rapid reduction in access is not being driven by consumer demand and is not in the consumer interest; and calls on the Government to give a regulator a statutory duty to protect access to cash and a sustainable cash infrastructure for as long as people need it.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2019
Worthing West
Grant, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 12 February 2019
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2019
Ilford North
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 February 2019
Dundee West
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 February 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 February 2019
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2019
Hartlepool
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 February 2019
Glasgow South West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 February 2019
Glasgow East
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2019
St Helens South and Whiston
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2019
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2019
Blyth Valley
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 13 February 2019
Luton North
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2019
Congleton
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 February 2019
Glasgow South
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 February 2019
North Ayrshire and Arran
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 14 February 2019
North Down
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2019
Easington
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 February 2019
North East Fife
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2019
High Peak
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 18 February 2019
New Forest East
Marsden, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2019
Blackpool South
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2019
North Tyneside
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2019
Warwick and Leamington
Jones, Graham P
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2019
Hyndburn
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 March 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Lloyd, Stephen
Independent
Signed on 13 March 2019
Eastbourne
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2019
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2019
Bolton North East
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 May 2019
Na h-Eileanan an Iar

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.