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Parcels Post (France).

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Celebrations. – in the House of Commons on 3rd April 1919.

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Photo of Sir Robert Clough Sir Robert Clough , Keighley

70.

asked the Postmaster General whether he is aware that there are complaints from traders regarding the delays in the dispatch of parcels to France; and whether he will cause an investigation to be made at once into the matter with a view to improvement?

Photo of Mr Albert Illingworth Mr Albert Illingworth , Heywood and Radcliffe

There is no delay in the dispatch of parcels to France; but I have reason to believe that the delivery of parcels after arrival in France is slower than in ordinary times. I am making inquiry of the French Post Office with a view to an acceleration of the service.