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Post Offices

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 1st May 2002.

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Photo of Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander Minister of State (e-Commerce & Competitiveness)

holding answer 23 April 2002

Post office closures are an operational matter for Post Office Ltd. The programme of urban restructuring has not yet begun.

The Government are committed to the maintenance of a nationwide network of post offices. We are also committed to providing transitional assistance to rural post offices and are developing proposals in the light of advice from Postcomm.

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