HC Deb 11 August 1881 vol 264 c1530

asked the Postmaster General, If he would direct that during harvest and sowing times the weather forecasts of the Meteorological Department should be published at those telegraph offices which are situated in places at more than two hours' distance from the office of publication of a daily paper?


, in reply, reminded the House that he answered a similar Question upon this subject on Tuesday. He was unable, for the reasons then given, to comply with the request of the hon. and gallant Member. Those weather forecasts might be supplied at a very small cost to villages and towns combining together for the purpose of obtaining the benefit of them,