HC Deb 30 July 1946 vol 426 c164W
147. Mr. Erroll

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General how many members of the staff of his Department have been apprehended during the past six months tampering with food parcels from overseas; and how many convictions have been obtained.

Mr. Burke

The total number was 26. Of these, 21 were prosecuted and convicted; two were prosecuted and convicted for. theft from the post on charges not affecting food parcels from abroad, but admitted theft of or from such parcels; one has absconded since a summons was obtained against him; and two have been dismissed without prosecution.