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A basic bank account is available to everyone including those with previous or existing debt problems. These accounts are designed to be easy to open and easy to manage. Basic bank accounts are available from most banks and building societies.

For further information about opening a basic bank account, please see:

The Money Advice Service - Basic Bank Account