HC Deb 05 April 1950 vol 473 cc154-5W
96. Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the Postmaster-General if he has considered the complaints made about the non-delivery of letters; and what action is to be taken.

Mr. Ness Edwards

I cannot identify the complaints to which my hon. Friend refers, but if he will be good enough to let me have particulars I will have inquiry made.

101. Mr. Black

asked the Postmaster-General why the first post in many roads in the boroughs of Wimbledon and Malden and Coombe is delivered as late as 9 to 9.15 a.m. after business men have left home; and whether he will make arrangements for earlier deliveries

Mr. Ness Edwards

In common with other parts of the country, the completion time for the first delivery of letters in these boroughs was extended in 1947 in order to conserve manpower for productive work, and reversion to an earlier delivery time cannot yet be justified.

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