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Registered Envelopes (Shortage)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th July 1947.

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Photo of Mr Wilfred Paling Mr Wilfred Paling , Wentworth 12:00 am, 9th July 1947

It has for some time been difficult to meet the demand for registered letter envelopes, which is about double what it was before the war, and the fuel crisis resulted in a serious fall in output which is only now being overtaken. Everything practicable is being done by my Department and the contractors to overcome the present shortage, and I am hopeful that the position will be satisfactory within the next few weeks.