Rural areas already suffer from cashless agenda

Rural areas already suffer from cashless agenda
THE UK Government must make it “absolutely clear” that cash should still be accepted in stores or start providing help to those who cannot use other payment methods.

Several MPs have raised concern about the dwindling use of physical cash during the pandemic and it’s acceleration of the country into becoming a “cashless society”.

Others, including those representing remote Scottish constituencies, said cash and cash machines were vital to their constituencies and would have severe consequences if no longer accepted.

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The cashless society from an ethical point of view

The debate about the move towards a cashless society has been at the center of the scene for several years, now. Various angles have been taken by economists, politicians, banking institutions and sociologists. Beyond the technicalities of the debate, lies the question of freedom, of inter-citizen solidarity and of governmental responsibility. The debate cannot remain in the hands of financial specialists, it is first and foremost an ethical, political and societal issue.

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