HC Deb 15 February 1956 vol 548 cc267-8W
94. Lieut.-Colonel Bromley-Davenport

asked the Postmaster-General on which services he is making a profit and on which services he is making a loss at the present rates and charges; and whether he will give an indication of the approximate amount of loss or gain on each.

Mr. Alport

The following are estimates of the income and the surplus or

Mr. Ward

The numbers were as follows:

deficit in respect of the main Post Office Services for the forthcoming financial year (1956–57):

Revenue Surplus(+) or deficit(-)
£m. £m.
Mail services 118.7 +3.0
Registration 2.9 -3.4
Remittance services 7.2 +0.1
Miscellaneous 0.9 -0.4
TELEGRAPHS 17.9 -2.4
TELEPHONES 158.5 +3.2

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