Stamp Cancellations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons on 24th April 1939.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Gordon Hall Caine Mr Gordon Hall Caine , Dorset Eastern

asked the Post master-General whether he will consider extending the use of slogan stamp can cellations and use this form of publicity, as is the custom all over the Empire, to call attention to national needs such as, "Have you got your gas-mask?" "Join the Territorials," "National Service, It's up to you," etc.?

Photo of Mr Walter Womersley Mr Walter Womersley , Grimsby

My right hon. Friend is already considering this matter in consultation with the Departments concerned.

Photo of Mr William Gallacher Mr William Gallacher , Fife Western

Is it the case that every Government Department is considering everything and doing nothing?

Photo of Mr Walter Womersley Mr Walter Womersley , Grimsby

That is not the case. At any rate, as far as the Post Office are concerned, we are considering, and acting.

Photo of Mr William Leach Mr William Leach , Bradford Central

Is it not the fact that you have so much on your mind that nothing can be guaranteed?