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Post Offices: WH Smith

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 4 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what studies the Post Office has undertaken into the impact on surrounding sub-post offices of establishing post offices in WH Smith branches. (146115)

This is an operational matter for Post Office Ltd. Alan Cook the managing director has been asked to reply direct to the right hon. Member.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when details will be announced of the compensation to be made to sub-post offices whose businesses are adversely affected by the opening of post offices in nearby WH Smith branches. (146806)

Decisions on the location of post office branches and franchise agreements are operational issues for Post Office Ltd.