Collection and Delivery (Costs).

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons on 23rd May 1922.

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Photo of Viscount  Curzon Viscount Curzon , Battersea South

66.

asked the Postmaster-General whether he can give the average cost of collection and delivery of a parcel, a letter, and a postcard in the United Kingdom?

Photo of Mr Frederick Kellaway Mr Frederick Kellaway , Bedford

The present average cost of the collection, handling, conveyance, and delivery of a parcel, a letter, and a postcard, respectively, in the United Kingdom, is at present approximately, a parcel, 1s. 1½d.; a letter, 1⅙d.; a postcard, 1d.