Post Office Card Account

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 16th October 2014.

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Photo of Fiona O'Donnell Fiona O'Donnell Labour, East Lothian

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many balance checks for Post Office card accounts were undertaken in each of the last five years at (a) ATMs and (b) Post Office counters.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Balance enquiry figures for Post Office card accounts in the last five years are:

ATM Balance Enquiry's

Counter Balance Enquiry's

2009/10

No ATM service

1,130,724

2010/11

No ATM service

12,721,201

2011/12

4,467,817

11,471,310

2012/13

15,427,714

11,095,061

2013/14

15,994,130

9,897,175

2014/15

8,253,153

4,569,642

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