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Post Office (Booklets, United States)

Volume 237: debated on Monday 24 March 1930

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asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware that Civil and Military Agency, Limited, on the advice of the English-Speaking Union, sent a number of their booklets for travellers in Britain to the United States branches of the English-Speaking Union; that before sending their booklets inquiries were made at the Post Office as to the despatch being in order and satisfactory assurances were given by the Post Office officials; that all these booklets have been returned on the ground that they are subject to import duty; and what steps he is taking to see that correct information is given at the Post Office?

I was not aware of the circumstances to which the hon. Member refers, but if he will give me the particulars, I will have inquiry made.