Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year, according to a new report. The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments…

Reporting rape on cash machines could detect up to 28k sex crimes in London

More than 38 rape incidents are going unreported every day in London¹, according to a new report. FOI data from the Met police shows 6,976 recorded rape incidents in the last two years (2012 and 2013) – 570 victims were male while 6,406 were female¹. However, victims did not report a further estimated 27,904 serious sex crimes (80 per cent) to police in the same…