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Deferred Printed Papers

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 30 July 1947

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asked the Postmaster-General if he will now rescind the regulation for holding back the delivery of penny packets, in view of the long delays experienced by the public and businesses in particular in the delivery of ordinary mail in those districts where the afternoon delivery has been discontinued.

Deferred treatment of printed papers prepaid one penny has enabled the Post Office to secure substantial economies in staff and the alteration proposed would involve additional calls on manpower.