§ 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.
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. POSTS: 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