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Air Mail Stamps

Volume 476: debated on Wednesday 14 June 1950

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asked the Postmaster-General what is the estimated revenue in any recent year from air mail stamps; and how much was paid out in the same year for the carriage of mail by air.

Special air mail stamps are not issued by the British Post Office; but receipts in 1949–50 from all class of mails carried by air were about £7,950,000. Payments for air conveyance were about £5,750,000 and the relative Post Office handling costs were about £2,100,000.