Jenny Ross, Which? Money Editor, said:
“Barclays’ shocking decision exposes the fragility of the UK’s cash system, and blows apart industry claims that the Post Office network is a solution to the cash crisis. This latest move highlights how easily we could drift into a cashless society if we rely on disjointed industry initiatives alone.
“That is why the government must step in and introduce legislation that guarantees consumers can continue to access and pay with cash for as long as it is needed.”