New Postal Arrangements

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th July 1968.

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Photo of Miss Irene Ward Miss Irene Ward , Tynemouth 12:00 am, 25th July 1968

asked the Postmaster-General what is the estimated capital cost of the new postal arrangements in the autumn; and what is the estimated increased annual cost.

Photo of Mr John Stonehouse Mr John Stonehouse , Wednesbury

I do not expect any increase in net costs.

Photo of Miss Irene Ward Miss Irene Ward , Tynemouth

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that I am absolutely fed up with the re-organisation, that we pay more and more and get less and less?

Photo of Mr John Stonehouse Mr John Stonehouse , Wednesbury

That is quite untrue. The service of the Post Office is being improved considerably as a result of the new equipment which we are introducing.