HC Deb 06 December 1922 vol 159 c1828W

asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that letters originating in England and circulated in England are still being posted in Austria to benefit by the depreciated exchange; and whether it is intended to take some means of dealing with this abuse of international postage, seeing that in transactions of this kind out Post Office does the work and Austria and other countries receive the pay for it?


I regret to say that in spite of the reductions in the Inland Printed Paper rates carried out earlier in the year certain firms still make a practice of posting their circulars in countries with a depreciated exchange. Should the abuse continue, I shall certainly consider what effective steps can be taken to prevent it.