§ MR. WEIR (Ross and Cromarty)
To ask the Postmaster-General if he will state the number of withdrawals from the Post Office Savings Bank for the year ending the 31st December last, and the total amount of such withdrawals.
(Answered by Lord Stanley.) The number of withdrawals for all purposes from the Post Office Savings Bank for the year ending the 31st December last was 6,180,419, and the amount £42,786,025. The total amount standing to the credit of depositors at the end of the year was £146,135,147, as against £144,605,088 at the end of the previous year.