Continental Letters (Postage)

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th January 1951.

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Photo of Sir Frank Medlicott Sir Frank Medlicott , Norfolk Central 12:00 am, 24th January 1951

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 inconvenience and loss which this causes the addressees, he will, by broadcast and other means, make the rates more widely known.

Photo of Mr Ness Edwards Mr Ness Edwards , Caerphilly

Yes. Sir. Full use has been, and will continue to be, made Of all available means, including Press and broadcast notices, to bring the correct rates of postage to the notice of the public.