§ 36. Sir JOHN MARRIOTT
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can furnish details of the increase of £170,000,000 in the savings of small investors, showing how those savings are distributed between the Post Office Savings Bank, trustee savings banks, national savings certificates, railway savings banks, and co-operative, building, provident, friendly, collecting, and industrial assurance companies?
§ Following are the details:
§ The details of the increase of approximately £170,000,000 are as follow. In the case of the building societies, the figure given for 1928 is provisional, and for the Industrial and Provident Societies and Railway Savings Banks the latest figures available are those for 1927. No account has been taken of the growth of funds of Friendly and Collecting 405 Societies or of Industrial Life Assurance.
|£ millions||£ millions.|
|Post Office Savings Bank (Great Britain).||269||280|
|Trustee Savings Banks (including stock held For depositors),||138||159|
|National Savings Certificates (including accrued interest).||459||483|
|Railway Savings Banks||14||16|
|Industrial and Provident Societies.||87||101|
|Building Societies (shares, deposits, etc.)||137||235|
|Yorkshire Penny Bank||29||28|