The Co-operative Bank is quoted in today's Sun newspaper atas saying that they are unable to accept cash payments for credit card bills following a recent EU directive.
I have not found the actual directive to check it out myself but I
find it hard to believe that cash is a no-no. I thought that bank
notes were legal tender for all debts.
Most people will not be affected by this but it will badly hit poor
people who don't have bank accounts and who may not be eligible to get
them for one reason or another.
Does that mean that John Smith of Park Bench No. 5, People's Park,
Grimsby will have to get a postal order at considerable expense to pay
for his Vanquis credit card bill?
- posted 10 years ago