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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


Sub-postmasters should be able to develop more financial services; they should be able to take on local council work; they should be able to take on Government services; and they should be able to do a lot of things that the Post Office currently forbids them to do. Let me briefly say why we think that the current activity forced on the Post Office by the Government is flawed.

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