Bank afloat

PUBLISHED: 12:50 28 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:23 31 May 2010

I NOTE the Government is committed to spending £110 billion, £3500 for each of us, to keep Northern Rock, a bank with two million customers afloat. It is not, however, willing to contemplate £5 from each taxpayer to support a Post Office network with 11.

I NOTE the Government is committed to spending £110 billion, £3500 for each of us, to keep Northern Rock, a bank with two million customers afloat.

It is not, however, willing to contemplate £5 from each taxpayer to support a Post Office network with 11.4 million customers.

Simon Hart

Chief Executive

Countryside Alliance

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