§ Lieut.-Colonel Lipton
asked the Assistant Postmaster-General how many thefts of mail bags have occurred since 1st November, 1951, to date; and what is the total estimated amount of money involved in these thefts.
§ Mr. Gammans
Out of roughly 250 million mail bags in transit from the 1st November, 1951, to date, some 370 are recorded as missing. The estimated total12W loss of money during this period is about £25,000 over and above the loss of £236,750 in the recent mail van robbery.