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Switzerland (Postage Rates)

Volume 436: debated on Thursday 24 April 1947

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asked the Postmaster-General why it costs less to send a letter weighing 150 grammes from England to Switzerland than it does from Switzerland to England; and what action he proposes to take to eliminate the difference.

The postage rates on foreign letters posted in this country and in Switzerland are fixed by each country within the latitude allowed by the Postal Union Convention and I see no reason to increase the United Kingdom rates.