HC Deb 17 December 1929 vol 233 c1238W

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?


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.