HC Deb 23 March 1949 vol 463 c40W
Sir W. Darling

asked the Postmaster-General under what authority ordinary corespondence addressed to the United States of America is opened by the General Post Office in Glasgow; and what is the significance of label O.E. 22.

Mr. Wilfred Paling

The authority is the Foreign Postal Packets (Customs) Warrant, 1948—Statutory Instrument 1948 No. 562. Label O.E. 22 is used for sealing packets which have been opened for examination by the Customs.