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    Consumer groups hail EU plan to create 'right' to have a...

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Consumer rights groups have welcomed an EU proposal to that would give Europeans the legal entitlement to have a bank account.

    Johannes Klein from the European Consumer Organisation said: "We welcome this proposal in any case, especially the aspect that the Commission is convinced that everyone should have a bank account. This is a success in itself, that was not obvious."