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Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office

– in the House of Commons on .

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  • Telegrams (6 speeches)

    Mr. Vane: asked the Postmaster-General why the same charge is made for telegrams which are telephoned to the addressee as is made for those delivered by special messenger at greater cost to his...

  • Inland Letter Rate (5 speeches)

    Mr. Vane: asked the Postmaster-General how much revenue he estimates that he would lose if the proposed new charge for inland letters were to be 3d. for two oz. and 1½d. for the next two...

  • Charges (20 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General on what basis it is estimated that the increased postal charges will only increase the retail price index by one-tenth of one per cent.; and to what extent in these...

  • Rent Act (Form G) (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General if he will arrange for Form G, on which tenants must list repairs they think necessary before they pay increased rent under the new Rent Act, to be available and on...

  • Premium Savings Bonds (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General the number of prizes, and their value, won by unsold bonds since the inception of the Premium Bonds Scheme.

  • Commercial Accounts (Surpluses) (14 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General what would be his estimate of the commercial account surpluses for the years 1958, 1959, and 1960 if he presented them in the form prevailing for the years 1946 to 1955.

  • Depreciation (12 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General why he has raised the supplementary provision for depreciation for the £12,500,000 provided for in the White Paper to £18 million this year when it is...

  • Accounts (Examination) (10 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General the name of the firm of chartered accountants which he has called in to examine the Post Office accounts; when the report of its examination will be ready: and if it...

  • Sub-postmasters (2 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General if he will do his best, consistent with the public interest, to appoint ex-Service men, and especially disabled ex-Service men, as sub-postmasters when vacancies...

  • Newspapers and Periodicals (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of the proposed increases in postal rates, he will amend his regulations concerning the registration of newspapers and periodicals to allow monthly...

  • Envelopes (4 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General what will be the weight, respectively, of an envelope, A and C, which he proposes to put on sale at a cost of 4d. each from 1st October.