Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Facilities, Highgate).

– in the House of Commons on 15th May 1934.

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Photo of Mr Oswald Lewis Mr Oswald Lewis , Colchester

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asked the Postmaster-General why it is proposed to discontinue delivering telegrams from the Highgate High Street post office to residents in Highgate and to deliver these telegrams instead from a post office in Crouch End?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bennett Mr Ernest Bennett , Cardiff Central

The alteration to which my hon. Friend refers is part of a general scheme for the re-organisation of telegraph delivery in London. Residents in Highgate will stand to gain generally by the change as their telegrams will in future be delivered by motor-cycle, printing will take the place of handwriting on the delivered forms, and there will be an acceleration of service in the area, as a whole.