§ 8. Mr. Manuel
asked the Postmaster-General how many Burns stamps have been sold to the nearest convenient date; and how the number compares with the sale of the Shakespeare stamps over the corresponding period from the date of their issue.
§ Mr. Manuel
May I compliment my right hon. Friend on his decision to authorise the issue of this stamp? Is he aware that many previous Postmasters-General turned down the request? Is he further aware that there were five stamps in the Shakespeare issue but only two in the Burns issue, and in Scotland many more stamps in the Burns issue have been sold?