§ Mr. STEPHEN
asked the Postmaster-General what sum is now in the Post Office Savings Bank as compared with the sum at the end of November, 1924 and 1923, respectively; and what number of new depositors have been recorded this year to date, and how many have withdrawn?
§ Viscount WOLMER
The approximate balance due to depositors at the end of November in the years 1925, 1924 and 1923 amounted to £260,000,000, £274,500,000 and £267,500,000 respectively. About 1,160,000 accounts have been opened this year and about 670,000 have been closed.