§ 11. Mr. Dodds-Parker
asked the Assistant Postmaster-General whether he is prepared to consider a reduction in air mail charges for letters and samples to the Commonwealth and Empire, to assist, in particular, those concerned with the export trade.
§ 12. Sir Wavell Wakefield
asked the Assistant Postmaster-General whether first-class mail will now be sent by air between Britain and the British Empire without surcharge to enable British publishers to compete with U.S. enterprise.
§ Mr. Dodds-Parker
Is the Assistant Postmaster-General aware that the present rate to Cyprus, for example, works out at just under £4,500 per ton, whereas the charter rate by air is just over £500? Will 828 he not consider a considerable reduction in these air rates?
§ Sir W. Wakefield
When does the Assistant Postmaster-General expect to be able to make the statement to which he has referred?