HC Deb 17 February 1891 vol 350 cc849-50

Return ordered— From each Savings Bank in England and Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, containing, in columns, the names of the Officers, their respective salaries, and other allowances, if any; the amount of security each gives; the number of accounts remaining open; the total amount owing to Depositors; the total amount invested with the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt; the rate of interest paid to Depositors on the various amounts of deposit, and the average rate of interest on all accounts; the total amount of Government Stock standing to the credit of Depositors; and the total amount of the separate Surplus Fund, on the 20th day of November, 1890; the rate per centum per annum on the capital of the Bank for the expenses of management; the annual number of receipts from Depositors; the annual number of payments; the average amount of receipts; the average amount of payments; the number and amount of annuities granted; the annual expenses of management, inclusive of all payments and salaries, for the year ended the 20th day of November, 1890; also the year in which business commenced in each Bank, and the name of the day or days, and the number of hours in the week, on which the Banks are open for the deposit and withdrawal of moneys; including in such Return a list of all such Savings Banks as, under the provisions of the Act 26 Vic. c. 14, or otherwise, have been closed and have transferred their funds, or any part thereof, to the Post Office Savings Banks; showing, in each case, the number of such Banks, as well as the number and amount of Depositors' accounts so transferred, and the amount of compensation, if any, made to all or any of the Officers of such Banks respectively; and showing also the years in which such Banks were respectively opened and closed, and the number and amount of their Depositors' balances, and the number of days and hours in each week on which the same Banks were open for public business at the close of the year next preceding the date of such closing; distinguishing the same, as in the form of the Return, for each separate county, as well as collectively, for England and Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, and for the United Kingdom (in continuation of Parliamentary Paper, No. 219, of Session 1890).—(Mr. Maclure.)