Monday, 26 October 2015

Cross party agreement that we need local community banks to provide savings and loans

In ten days the archbishop of York is coming to Hexham Abbeyto launch the Tynedale Community Bank, an idea whose time has come all agree. It has cross party support as was demonstrated by the evidence session of last weeks Treasury Select Committee.
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/chancellor-george-osborne-backs-new-10327131
More details of the bank, and what we are trying to do as a community, and why, here:
http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-2330836/Guy-Opperman-MP-Regional-banks-force-good.html

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