HC Deb 29 February 1924 vol 170 c856W

asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that money orders presented by banks cannot now be paid at a post office unless drawn on the particular office to which they are presented; the reason for this restriction; and whether, in view of the great convenience to the banking community, particularly in small towns, he will direct that the previous arrangement of accepting all money orders presented by a bank, and bearing the mark of that bank, should be reverted to?


There has been no recent change in the long-standing practice by which in London and the large provincial towns money orders are paid to banks, whether drawn on the particular office at which they are presented, or not. I am not aware of any demand for an extension of the arrangement to the smaller towns.