§ Dr. Godman
To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many Crown post offices there were in(a) Inverclyde, (b) Strathclyde and (c) Scotland as a whole in 1992; and how many there are currently. 
§ Mr. Heseltine
I understand from the Post Office that the information requested is as follows:
Number of Crown post offices March 1992 March 1995 Inverclyde 2 2 Strathclyde 44 32 Scotland 92 60
Consultation about the conversion of the two Crown post offices in Inverclyde to agency status is currently in progress. The number of post offices in Scotland offering the full range of services increased from 194 in March 1992 to 202 in March 1995.