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Post Office Closures

Part of Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 3:00 pm on 19th March 2008.

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Photo of Julia Goldsworthy Julia Goldsworthy Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Department for Communities and Local Government 3:00 pm, 19th March 2008

I am sure my hon. Friend is aware that £6 of every £10 withdrawn from a post office—either from a Post Office card account or by people using the post office to access their bank services—will be spent in the local economy. That money will be spent elsewhere, and lost to the local economy, if the post office closes.

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