Scottish Affairs Committee

Access to Financial Services inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

The deadline for written submissions is Monday 25 March 2019.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee will look at the following issues:

  • What challenges are there to accessing financial services in Scotland?
  • What impact have recent bank branch closures, and the changes in ATM
    funding, had on access to financial services in Scotland?
  • How practical are alternative methods of accessing financial services,
    such as online banking or mobile branch banking?
  • What impact has reductions to the interchange fee had in Scotland?
  • How effective is the Financial Inclusion Programme, at ensuring access to cash
    is available in more remote areas?
  • How effective have financial services regulators been, in ensuring
    continued access to financial services in Scotland?
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Latest evidence

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Next meeting(s)

26 March 2019 10:15 am

Oral Evidence Session

Access to Financial Services
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Witness(es)

Sheena Boyd, Director, Scottish Rural Action
James Daley, Member, Access to Cash Review
Caroline Normand, Director of Advocacy, Which?
Derek Young, Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland

Location

Room 18, Palace of Westminster

02 April 2019 10:15 am

Oral Evidence Session

Access to Financial Services
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