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Sub Post Offices: Staff

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 24th June 2020.

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Photo of Marion Fellows Marion Fellows SNP Whip, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the average age is of Sub-Postmasters in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales, (c) Northern Ireland and (d) each region of England.

Photo of Paul Scully Paul Scully Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (London)

The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK.

While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. As such, the average age of Postmasters across the UK is a matter for Post Office Limited.

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