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Pictorial Stamps (Landscapes)

Volume 728: debated on Wednesday 18 May 1966

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47 and 48.

asked the Postmaster-General (1) what considerations were taken into account in deciding what landmarks should be depicted on the recently released pictorial stamps;(2) whether he will include a landmark from Wiltshire in a further issue of pictorial stamps.

Apart from the requirement that the four recently released pictorial stamps should feature typical landscapes or coastal scenery in England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland respectively, the only consideration taken into account in selecting the designs was the quality. This must, of course, remain the case for any future general pictorial issue.