Post Office to become a ‘people's bank'?
A public consultation on plans for the Post Office to become a ‘people's bank', offering a range of banking services, was launched on 2nd December. Campaigners from the Post Bank Coalition have welcomed the proposals but criticised them for not going far enough. Speaking at Urban Forum's Annual Conference, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson, Vince Cable, gave his support to the proposals. The deadline for consultation responses is 24th February 2010. Upcoming Urban Forum poll and members survey to be used to inform consultation response on this issue. Consultation Post Bank Coalition Vince Cable Speech at Urban Forum conference