HC Deb 03 March 1893 vol 9 c960

I beg to ask the Postmaster General whether letters with halfpenny stamps, wrappers, and postcards require to be re-stamped on redirection; and, if so, whether he can see his way to place them, in this respect, on the same footing as ordinary letters?


Yes, Sir; the articles in question require to be re-stamped. The present Rules as to redirection was framed in 1891, when, after full consideration, it was decided not to allow the free re-direction of articles sent at the halfpenny rate. I am not prepared to recommend a departure from that decision.

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