asked the Postmaster-General the amounts paid per tonne-kilometre for short and long haul airmails to foreign air companies and British air Corporations, respectively.
The rates per tonne-kilometre paid at present for the conveyance of United Kingdom first-class overseas mails by British and other air carriers are:—
British: the sterling equivalent of 2.9 gold francs.
Others: 3.0 gold francs.
British: the sterling equivalent of from 3.13 to 4.17 gold francs.
Others: from 2.43 to 6.0 gold francs.