HC Deb 20 March 1929 vol 226 c1739W

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of accounts in the Post Office Savings Bank and the total amount of deposits for each of the last two year?


The number of accounts, excluding accounts with balances of amounts under £1 on which no transaction has taken place for at least five years, was 9,985,871 at 31st December, 1927, and the total amount due to depositors at that date was £284,649,940. Final figures for 1928 are not yet available but the approximate number of accounts at 31st December, 1928, was 9,800,000 and the approximate deposits £288,600,000.