§ 7. Mr. Randall
asked the Postmaster-General the total number of Post Office Savings Bank books issued in respect of Service personnel, excluding Civil Defence workers, and the total amount, together with the amount of withdrawals up to the most convenient date.
§ Mr. Hobson
Up to 1st May just over 6,000,000 books had been issued to Service personnel with total credits amounting to £355,700,000. Withdrawals from these accounts total approximately £320,000,000; but further deposits of some £61,600,000 have been made by the recipients.