§ Mr. DEVLIN
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the amount of the deposits in the Post Office savings banks and in the private savings banks, respectively, in Belfast, for the last financial year; and, for the purpose of comparison, the average amounts for the two quinquennial periods preceding the last financial year?
§ Mr. LLOYD GEORGE
The amount of deposits in Post Office savings banks in Belfast on 31st December, 1909, was £1,011,324 11s. 6d.
The amount in trustee savings banks on 20th November, 1909, was £803,080.
The corresponding figures on the average for the two preceding quinquennial periods were:—
1940–8. 1899–. £ s. d. £ s. d. Post Office Savings Banks 944,988 19 3 792,959 6 8 Trustee Savings Banks 762,494 0 0 624,215 0 0