§ Sir A. KNOX
asked the Postmaster-General for each of the five financial years, 1924–25 to 1928–29, the percentage of registered packets lost to the total number despatched, and the percentage of unregistered parcels lost to the total number despatched?
§ Mr. LEES-SMITH
The following table gives the information for which the hon. and gallant Member asks:
Percentage of Cases of Loss to Number of Packets Posted. — Inland Registered Postal Packets. Inland Unregistered Parcels. 1924–25 0.0016 0.0064 1925–26 0.0014 0.0061 1926–27 0.0025 0.0067 1927–28 0.0011 0.0062 1928–29* 0.0019 0.0075 *Includes losses caused by the railway accident at Charfield, Gloucester.