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Armed Forces Abroad (Postal Orders)

Volume 395: debated on Wednesday 1 December 1943

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Major Studholme asked the Postmaster-General whether, in cases of postal orders sent to members of His Majesty's Forces serving abroad which reach the recipients out of date owing to time taken in transit, he will consider dispensing with the present requirement that a commission equal to the original poundage be deducted?

The arrangements for which my hon. Friend asks already exist so far as cases in which the delay is due to the war are concerned.