HC Deb 17 May 1950 vol 475 c151W
Sir W. Darling

asked the Postmaster-General if, in view of Purchase Tax on picture postcards, he will consider restoring penny postage on these missives, to bring the charge into line with the penny postage on unsealed envelopes.

Mr. Ness Edwards

Picture postcards may be sent at the penny (printed paper) rate of postage, provided that nothing is written on them except the date of sending, the names and addresses of the sender and addressee, and a formula of courtesy or of a conventional character not exceeding five words or initials.

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