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House Of Commons (Revenue)

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 8 April 1952

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asked the Assistant Postmaster-General if he will give details of the amounts of moneys paid for stamps, embossed stamped envelopes, telegrams and other services, in the House of Commons Post Office for each of the years from 1946 to the latest convenient stated date.

The records prior to 1949 have been destroyed. For the last three financial years the figures are as follows:

Postage stamps4,9195,8376,622
Embossed stationery1,4381,6761,465
National Insurance stamps8,03911,20510,451
National Savings stamps1472250
National Savings certificates11061791
Money Orders issued2,1362,2272,027
Postal Orders3,5903,8814,386
Telegrams (approximate)500400400