Post Office (Opened Letter)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1948.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Marlowe Mr Anthony Marlowe , Brighton 12:00 am, 20th January 1948

Will the hon. Gentleman tell me, first, whether the Post Office official who opened this letter could read, because the address was quite clear on the letter; secondly, why his right hon. Friend, in a letter to me, said that it was the responsibility of the Customs authorities; and thirdly, whether this is not the inevitable result of too much Government interference in private affairs?