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Government Departments (Postage)

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will make a statement about the adoption by Government Departments of commercial methods of postage.

The Government have decided that the official paid system for post will be phased out over the next two or three years and be replaced by the normal methods used by commercial firms and by the public. These methods will provide a greater spur to economy in the use of postage by Government Departments.