Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Telegraph Communications.

– in the House of Commons on 1st July 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Brown Mr William Brown , Rugby

asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of events over the past 18 years, he will give an assurance that it is not the policy of the Post Office to allow its function as an operator of overseas telegraphic communications to be assumed by private telegraph companies?

Photo of Mr William Morrison Mr William Morrison , Cirencester and Tewkesbury

The policy of the Post Office in regard to overseas telegraph communications is in harmony with the Recommendations of the Report of the Imperial Wireless and Cable Conference of 1928 and the provisions of the Imperial Telegraphs Act, 1938. No change in this policy is contemplated.