Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons on 18th April 1934.
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asked the Postmaster-General whether mails to this country from Hong Kong sent via Siberia are transmitted via Dairen and Manchuli or via Vladivostok?
According to the latest information in my possession, mails to this country from Hong Kong sent via Siberia are forwarded via, Japan, Fusan, Hsinking and Manchuli.
Is there not considerable dislocation of business and widespread complaint resulting from the delay?
In any case, the responsibility for the routes for the carriage of mails coming from the Colonies to this country is solely the responsibility of the Colonial post offices concerned.
Are these mails forwarded to this country by air, or by obsolete methods?
If the train is an obsolete method, it is obsolete, because the mails are forwarded by train.
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