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Collections And Deliveries

Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1949

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asked the Postmaster-General why pre-war postal deliveries and collections cannot be established in the capital of Scotland; and if he is aware that numbers of men and women in the capital are not otherwise employed and would be available after instruction for this work.

As I said in reply to the right hon. Member for the City of London (Mr. Assheton) on 9th March, I am anxious to improve Post Office services as soon as conditions permit, but I must have regard to the postal service as a whole and to the manpower position on a national basis.