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Stamps (Advertisements)

Volume 155: debated on Tuesday 27 June 1922

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asked the Postmaster-General whether it is proposed that private business concerns shall be permitted to advertise through the medium of Post Office obliterating stamps, or whether the Post Office intends to reserve the obliterating stamp for its own purposes?

For the present it is proposed to restrict advertisements on Post Office date stamps to objects in which the Post Office or other Departments of State are interested.

Can the right hon. Gentleman give the House an assurance that these stamps will not be used by the Government for the purpose of propaganda?