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Scottish Government should help Post Offices to diversify

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has called for a Diversification Fund to be set up in Scotland to help post offices improve and diversify during the recession.

Such a fund has already been introduced by the Welsh Assembly and similar support could be provided to the post office network in Scotland.
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Cathy Peattie Calls for Creation of PostBank

PICT8251Speaking at a meeting in the Scottish Parliament, Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie gave her support to the Post Bank Coalition, which is campaigning for the creation of a new ‘Post Bank’ system.

The PostBank could provide personal and business bank accounts serviced by the Post Office network.

 “This is a unique opportunity to answer concerns around secure finance for people and the future of the post office network,” said Cathy.

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