HC Deb 20 November 1950 vol 481 c17W
Captain Bullock

asked the Postmaster-General what arrangements are being made for the Christmas mail for the British troops in Korea; if this will be by air mail; and what will be the rates of postage for letters and parcels.

Mr. Ness Edwards

Christmas mails for transmission by air to British troops in Korea may he posted in this country up to and including 8th December. Surface mails posted before 27th October should also secure delivery by Christmas Day. The rates of postage are as follows:


Letters. Up to 1 oz., 2½d. Each additional ounce, 1d.

Parcels. Up to 3 lb., 1s. 3d. Up to 7 lb., 2s. 3d. Up to 11 lb., 3s. 6d. Up to 22 lb.. 5s. 6d.


Letters. Forces Letters," 2½d. Letters up to 1½ oz., 6d. Each additional half-ounce, up to a limit of weight of 4 lb., 6d.