Printed Matter (Postal Delays).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 6th July 1922.

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asked the Postmaster-General whether his attention has been directed to the complaints that, under the new policy adopted by the Post Office, orders from wholesale houses, usually posted at the close of the day in half-penny envelopes, are purposely delayed and delivery is consequently not effected until the 3 p.m. delivery on the following afternoon, which in practice means that a day is lost; and whether, in sympathy with commercial requirements, he will consider altering this procedure?