Oral Answers to Questions — Government Publications (Nottingham)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th June 1948.

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Photo of Mr James Harrison Mr James Harrison , Nottingham East 12:00 am, 29th June 1948

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he will favourably consider the suggestion, that a branch of His Majesty's Stationery Office should be opened in the city of Nottingham, in view of the increased importance of Government regulations to the citizen, the absence from the district mentioned of any such office, and the vast numbers of people residing there.

Photo of Mr William Hall Mr William Hall , Colne Valley

The Stationery Office has arrangements with a leading bookseller in Nottingham to give special attention to the sale of Government publications, and other leading booksellers in the city are also regular customers for official publications. The establishment of a special sale office in Nottingham would involve a use of manpower which could not at present be justified by increased sales or increased conveniences to the public.