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Post Office Closures

Part of Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 1:37 pm on 19th March 2008.

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Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Shadow Secretary of State 1:37 pm, 19th March 2008

The hon. Gentleman is potentially right, but we must distinguish between the post office network and Royal Mail, as it is the latter that makes those deliveries. That is an important distinction, and it must be admitted that the internet has displaced much of the revenue-earning activity previously enjoyed by post offices.

I give way to my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Devizes.

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