Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office

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  • British Railways (Conveyance of Mails) (6 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General how many times during the last 12 months he has made representations to British Railways about unsatisfactory service to his Department.

  • Savings Bank (Losses) (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General how much money has been lost through fraud since the end of the war by the Post Office Savings Bank.

  • National Guild of Motor Engineers (12 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General what proportion of Post Office workers employed on his motor transport staffs now belong to the registered but unrecognised trade union known as the National Guild of...

  • Postal Collections (6 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General if he will make a further statement about the later postal collections and indicate which towns will enjoy these facilities.

  • Armed Forces, Korea and Malaya (Parcels) (8 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General how many post-free Christmas parcels were sent to members of the Armed Services in Korea and Malaya, respectively, and what was the total cost to the Post Office.

  • Press Telegrams (Delay) (17 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General (1) if he is aware that Press cables dispatched at urgent rates from Melbourne on 22nd December took up to four hours to reach London; and what steps he is taking to...

  • Letters, London (Delivery) (5 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware that during the fortnight before Christmas many business letters were not delivered in the London area until five days after posting; and if he will...

  • International Air Mail (Rate) (8 speeches)

    Mr. Charles Ian Orr-Ewing: asked the Postmaster-General what percentage of the rate of six gold francs per tonne/kilometre, as agreed between the Universal Postal Union and the International Air...

  • Temporary Postmen (Pay) (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General why the temporary postmen employed during the Christmas rush are not paid overtime rates on the same basis as permanent postmen.

  • Continental Letters (Postage) (2 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware that large numbers of letters from Great Britain to the Continent are still being stamped only 2½d. instead of 4d.; and if, in view of the...

  • Sub-Postmasters (14 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General what steps he is taking to review the remuneration of sub-postmasters; and when he anticipates making a statement.

  • Greetings Telegrams, Korea (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General why the cheap rate for greetings telegrams from Korea was withdrawn from British soldiers 12 hours after it had been instituted.