HC Deb 15 April 1878 vol 239 c1283

asked the Postmaster General, What progress has been made towards inviting Tenders for Contracts to carry the Mails on the termination of that now being performed by the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company; when the advertisements may be expected; and, whether endeavour will be made to secure the more rapid transit asked by the Bombay community?


, in reply, said, that the whole question of the arrangements to be made for the conveyance of the Indian and other mails on the termination of the contract of the Peninsular and Oriental Company was now tinder the consideration of the Treasury.