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Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1947

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asked the Postmaster-General if he is satisfied that the remuneration of village postmasters and postmistresses is adequate, having regard to the present cost of living and to the additional duties which they have to undertake as a result of recent legislation and administrative action.

The basis of remuneration of sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses has recently been revised in agreement with the National Federation of Sub Postmasters, and I am satisfied that the settlement reached should provide equitable payment for the services rendered.