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Part of Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 4:37 pm on 19th March 2008.

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Photo of Dawn Butler Dawn Butler Labour, Brent South 4:37 pm, 19th March 2008

I absolutely agree with my hon. Friend's point. Does he agree that we have to fight for a sustainable post office network, but that what we should not do is give out false information about post offices when they may not be closing? Mr. Suppiah Suren of the Kensal Rise post office said:

"There are no plans to close my branch. The Liberal Democrats have sent out the wrong information", which resulted in his losing 15 to 20 per cent. of his business. Does my hon. Friend agree that we need to work together in a sensible manner to ensure that we have a sustainable network?

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