§ SIR THOMAS DEWAR (Tower Hamlets, St. George's)
I beg to ask the Postmaster-General whether his attention has been called to the inconvenience of the post and telegraph office at Old Gravel Lane, Wapping, east of Wapping Bridge, to shipping firms and traders in business west of the bridge, on account of its not being accessible when the bridge is open; and, if so, will he state what steps have been taken to secure 1029 premises for the conduct of postal and telegraph business west of the bridge.
§ MR. AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN
I have already communicated my views upon this subject to my hon. friend, both in answer to a Question† and by letter, and I can add nothing to what I have already told him. I have invited his assistance in finding a suitable person to undertake the business. He has not hitherto been able to suggest any names for my consideration, and I have not been able to find a suitable candidate myself.