HC Deb 08 February 1966 vol 724 c58W
Mr. Howe

asked the Postmaster-General why a parcel containing a duck, which was posted in Llanfyllin on 20th December, 1965, did not reach its address in Birkenhead until 31st December, 1965; what is the distance by the methods of transport used by his Department between Llanfyllin and Birkenhead; and what compensation he proposes to pay to the addressee in respect of the fact that the duck was inedible on arrival.

Mr. Joseph Slater

I much regret that this parcel was delayed. I have not been able to find the cause of the delay. About 100 miles: 25s.

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