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Palace of Westminster: Post

Volume 708: debated on Monday 23 February 2009


Asked by

To ask the Chairman of Committees how many items of post were received in the Palace of Westminster in 2008; and what proportion of the total was received in the House of Lords. [HL1458]

In total, 4,135,144 items of post were received by the Houses of Parliament in 2008. The House of Lords received an estimated 15 per cent of this number, or approximately 620,271 items. These figures do not include parcels, courier items or internal mail.