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Envelopes (Inland Revenue)

Volume 895: debated on Monday 7 July 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer on what grounds the Inland Revenue has ceased using reply-paid gummed labels for re-use of envelopes.

The Inland Revenue, in common with other Government Departments, is discontinuing the use of reply-paid labels, because the Post Office experiences serious difficulties in sorting reused labelled envelopes mechanically. The Department does, however, where appropriate enclose franked addressed envelopes with its communications.