HC Deb 06 April 1914 vol 60 c1648W

asked the Postmaster-General whether he proposes to reduce the post office of Newburgh, Fife, to the position of a commission sub-office; whether this will entil any displacement of the staff at present serving in that office; and, if so, whether he proposes to transfer such displaced officers to another office?


The sub-postmistress of Newburgh is resigning in May next, and thus a favourable opportunity offers for placing this small office upon the scale payment basis, which is considered to be more suitable. There will be no curtailment of public services. The two sorting clerks and telegraphists now employed at Newburgh will be transferred to other offices as soon as possible.