HC Deb 09 November 1966 vol 735 cc303-4W
Mr. Stratton Mills

asked the Postmaster-General what increased revenue is expected from each section of the Post Office services affected by the £20 million increases in charges; and what would be the anticipated loss for 1966–67 in each such sector without these increases.

Mr. Edward Short

The postal and remittance figures for 1966–67 are:

Increased revenue Loss forecast
£m. £m.
Inland Parcels 4.4 7.4
Registration, etc. 0.9 2.2
Overseas services 3.4 4.4
Remittance services 1.0 3.0
There are increases and reductions in telecommunications charges which are self-balancing.