Sub-Post Office, Maida Hill.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 23rd March 1922.

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Photo of Mr Robert Richardson Mr Robert Richardson , Houghton-le-Spring

71.

asked the Postmaster-General whether, seeing that the emoluments paid to the late sub-postmaster of the Maida Hill, Formosa Street, town sub-office, were more than sufficient to justify the creation of a Crown post office, in accordance with the recommendations of a Select Committee of the House of Commons, and that the position of postmaster is at present vacant, he will, in these circumstances, arrange for a branch office to be substituted for the existing sub-office?

Photo of Mr Herbert Pease Mr Herbert Pease , Darlington

It is proposed to cease delivering telegrams from this office, and as the emoluments then warranted will be much lower than at present there are no grounds for altering the status of the office.