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Parcels (Revenue And Expenditure)

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 8 April 1952

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asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what was the income and expenditure for the latest convenient year for those Post Office services specified in Statutory Instrument No. 557 of 1952; and what are the expected increases of revenue as a result of the increased charges.

The estimated revenue and expenditure during the year 1951–52 in respect of inland parcels and parcels sent to the Irish Republic are:

To Irish Republic80,00085,000
As a result of the increased charges it is expected that the additional revenue in 1952–53 will be £1,200,000 from Inland parcels and £5,000 from parcels sent to the Irish Republic, offset by additional expenditure of about £750,000.