HC Deb 23 November 1966 vol 736 c315W
137. Commander Pursey

asked the Postmaster-General how many extra postmen are being taken on for the Christmas period in the Hull area; and how many of these will be persons now unemployed.

Mr. Joseph Slater

About 870 extra temporary full-time staff and about 180 part-timers are likely to be needed. Preference is given to suitable unemployed persons. So far 142 applications have been received from unemployed people.