Figures obtained by the Guardian from the Link network, the body responsible for running Britain’s ATMs, show there are 269 low-income areas lacking a free machine within a 1km radius.
These “cash machine deserts” …
What, wasn’t the concept of a ‘food desert’ ridiculous enough?
And if it’s such problem, well, don’t worry, traditional Labour heartland councils have the answer – reduce the need for cash!
Dean Langton, Pendle Council’s chief finance officer, said in a report to councillors: “The expectation is that residents will switch to another payment channel.”