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Access to cash

EDM (Early Day Motion) 293: tabled on 07 July 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 50 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the importance of access to cash for the UK population; notes that due to bank branch closures and the loss of free-to-use ATMs across the UK, millions are at risk of losing access to cash; further notes that all communities should be guaranteed a right to cash services including withdrawal and deposits to cash and that these services should be available to the penny and free at the point of use recognising the importance of cash to those most vulnerable and small businesses; supports the services offered by all Post Offices for cash withdrawals and deposits under the current banking framework; further supports the Post Office’s Save Our Cash campaign which highlights the importance of access to cash; and calls on the Government to introduce legislation to ensure access to cash is protected by law.

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.

Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
Inverclyde
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
Belfast South
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
Strangford
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
Dundee West
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
Glenrothes
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 8 July 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2021
Jarrow
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
East Lothian
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Glasgow South West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 July 2021
Arfon
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Glasgow North West
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 July 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 July 2021
Ceredigion
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 12 July 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Qaisar-Javed, Anum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Airdrie and Shotts
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2021
Bath
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Dundee East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Glasgow Central
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Angus
Flynn, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Aberdeen South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Lanark and Hamilton East
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Livingston
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
West Dunbartonshire
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Glasgow East
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Edinburgh South West
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Gordon
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Argyll and Bute
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 July 2021
East Dunbartonshire
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2021
Edinburgh West
Hanvey, Neale
Alba Party
Signed on 15 July 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 July 2021
Glasgow North
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2021
Glasgow South
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 20 July 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.