EmployéS (Prosecutions).

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons at on 23 November 1931.

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Photo of Mr Denis Hanley Mr Denis Hanley , Deptford

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asked the Postmaster-General the number of prosecu- tions of Post Office employés during the last 12 months; and whether the number of prosecutions is increasing?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

282 Post Office servants were prosecuted during the 12 months ended 31st October last. This figure is substantially the same us that fur other recent years, and there is no indication of increasing dishonesty. The number of prosecutions in relation to the total number of officers employed is extremely small, and I am glad to have this opportunity of paying a tribute to the high standard of honesty maintained amongst the Post Office staff generally.