HC Deb 05 May 1914 vol 62 c132

asked the Postmaster-General whether the Post Office at North End, Hendon, has ceased to exist; and whether, in view of the fact that the nearest post offices are now two miles apart, entailing each week considerable hardship on old age pensioners in-being forced to climb a hill to obtain their pensions, and considering the new and additional duties imposed on all householders by the National Insurance Act, he will see the necessity for restoring immediately North End, Hendon, to the dignity of possessing its own Post Office?


It was necessary to take the office out of the hands of the late sub-postmistress, and it has not hitherto been practicable to find a successor. I shall be pleased to reopen a post office in the locality as soon as a successor is forthcoming.

Sir J. D. REES

When is the Postmaster-General going to make the conditions of service of sub-postmasters sufficiently attractive to enable him to find a successor.

Captain NORTON

That has nothing to do with the question.