§ Mr. RENDALL
asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that a notice is now exhibited in the Berkeley Post Office, Gloucestershire, asking for applications for the appointment of sub-postmaster or sub-mistress who are prepared to provide suitable premises at Berkeley; that there are now in Berkeley modern premises, specially erected for use as a post office, which are both central and convenient and were erected about 1908; and that such premises, with five years' lease still to run, are available for postal purposes; and will he, in making any appointment, have regard to these facts?
§ Mr. HARTSHORN
The facts are as stated by the hon. Member. The question of the possibiity of transferring to the incoming sub-postmaster the lease of the premises in which the post office business is at present conducted will be borne in mind when the new appointment is made.