Motherwell Times, 7 June 1940 p2
National Savings Week
9 Sunday June to 15 Saturday June
National Savings Week is being held to show forth a united front for Victory and Freedom.
We are called on to the dedicate our time, our labour, and our resources to the Service of the Country. With the ‘Enemy at the Gate” there is no time to be lost.
Money is the Fourth Arm of our Defence. In the long run it might well be the First, for it alone will provide the supplies required for the fighting Forces.
This is the Testing Time. There is now no room for complacency. Selfish and unnecessary expenditure must GO, so that every penny that can be spared is harnessed to the national effort.
Our men are risking their lives. We on the Home Front are asked only to LEND that which we have no need to spend, and we have Security for our Savings.
Save now! Save continuously!!
Buy National Savings Certificates – Buy Defence Bonds
Deposit your savings in the Post Office Savings Bank and Trustee Savings Banks
Issued by the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh
Lend to defend the right to be free