HC Deb 28 March 1956 vol 550 c210W
Mr. Russell

asked the Postmaster-General further details of the incidental expenses of £187,000 and medical fees of £50,000 contained in his Estimates for 1956–57.

Mr. Alport

Of the incidental expenses total, £60,000 relates to press advertisements for recruits, £19,000 is the cost of printing the Post Office Magazine and £14,000 consists of grants to small staff restaurants. The residue covers a large number of miscellaneous items such as laundry, casual hospitality and other minor expenses.

The bulk (£40,000) of the medical fees are for examination of candidates for appointment.

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