Mr. Weir Share this specific contribution Share a link to this specific contribution: Share contribution 1 on Twitter Share contribution 1 on Facebook Share contribution 1 via Email Copy link to contribution 1 to clipboard Copy link To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what percentage of the Department's mail is shipped using private companies; and what the cost was over the last 12 months. (95158) Mr. Thomas Share this specific contribution Share a link to this specific contribution: Share contribution 2 on Twitter Share contribution 2 on Facebook Share contribution 2 via Email Copy link to contribution 2 to clipboard Copy link Approximately 60 per cent. of DFID’s mail is sent via a private sector contractor, point-to-point between our two UK offices. The cost of this service for the last financial year was £24,897. All remaining post is sent via the Royal Mail.