postcode discrimination

postcode discrimination

n
(Sociology) discrimination on the basis of the area where someone lives, with relation to employment, credit rating, etc
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The foreign investment fuelling a booming city centre, Ruth argues, is a glossy distraction from the postcode discrimination she's been fighting for over a decade.
Hightown parish council chairman David Warren said: "It is postcode discrimination."
Instead, like too many others, she's become a victim of postcode discrimination.
"Perhaps it's time for the Postcode Discrimination Act.
A FEW weeks ago I wrote to the Welsh secretary for health to complain about the postcode discrimination they had put on English people getting prescriptions in Wales.
A leading eye specialist warned that the present situation amounted to postcode discrimination that forced older people in some areas of Wales to go private.
Coventry City Council, insurance firm Primary Insurance and Coventry Credit Unions are behind the initiative, which aims to eliminate the so- called postcode discrimination faced by people in some city areas with their premiums.
Private firms should be encouraged to broaden recruitment and end postcode discrimination affecting people particularly living on mainly white estates.
Last month the Rugby-based Petrol Retailers Association denied the difference in prices was postcode discrimination.
There is a danger you end up with postcode discrimination going on and people should really see for themselves.
But Sue Robinson, of the Rugby-based Petrol Retailers Association, denied the difference in prices was postcode discrimination.