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Post Office Closures

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:16 pm on 15th May 2002.

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Photo of Nigel Waterson Nigel Waterson Conservative, Eastbourne 5:16 pm, 15th May 2002

Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the crucial differences between then and now is that, then, the Post Office was contributing £1 million a day to the taxpayer, and now, it is losing £1.5 million a day, and the Government are in the humiliating position of having to give it its dividends back?