Postal Services Bill

Part of Planning (Developer Bonds) – in the House of Commons at 3:00 pm on 27th October 2010.

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Photo of Robert Smith Robert Smith Liberal Democrat, West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 3:00 pm, 27th October 2010

The right hon. Gentleman talks about Royal Mail being owned in the national interest and about profits in the private sector, but was not the great burden hanging over it when it was owned in the national interest that its profits were taken by the Treasury for other purposes, rather than being invested in modernising it to let it compete effectively in the market that his Government forced on it?