Royal Mail

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 30th March 2006.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Trade and Industry)

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether all outgoing post from his Department is sent using the Royal Mail; and what criteria his Department uses to determine postal arrangements.

Photo of Alan Johnson Alan Johnson Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

The more specialist requirements for external mail are already subject to competitive tender in the DTI and intergovernmental mail is handled by the normal interdepartmental service (IDS) run by Cabinet Office. We continue to use Royal Mail for other first and second class mail and we have no current plans to change any of these arrangements.

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