HC Deb 19 December 1963 vol 686 cc266-7W
Mr. Dudley Smith

asked the Postmaster-General what special stamp issues he proposes to make in 1964, in addition to the Shakespeare issue; and what the denominations of the Shakespeare issue will be.

Mr. Mawby

On 1st July special stamps in the 2½d., 4d., 8d. and 1s. 6d. denominations will be issued to mark the 20th International Geographical Congress which is to be held in London during that month. On 5th August special stamps in the 3d., 6d., 9d., and 1s. 3d. denominations will be issued to mark the 10th International Botanical Congress which will be held in Edinburgh during that month. The denominations for the Shakespeare issue will be 3d., 6d., 1s. 3d., 1s. 6d. and 2s. 6d. In addition to these stamps we shall also be putting on sale on 23rd April, 1964, two specially designed pictorial Air Letter Forms with a Shakespeare theme.