National Lottery

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:59 am on 6th March 1992.

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Photo of Hon. Robert Boscawen Hon. Robert Boscawen , Somerton and Frome 10:59 am, 6th March 1992

This is the first Government to show real common sense on this issue in modern times, and I welcome this move by the Home Secretary. It could also have an enormously important social effect if my right hon. Friend would say that post offices, and particularly rural sub-post offices, will be able to handle the scheme. That would save many rural sub-post offices in our constituencies.