§ Sir J. Rodgers
asked the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications what plans he has for introducing an experimental private postal service, in view of the recent breakdown of the Post Office's monopoly service.
§ Mr. Biggs-Davison
asked the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications whether he will permit private enterprise competition in the carriage of mails, on strict conditions and for an experimental period.29W
§ Mr. Chataway
I have no present intention of proposing alterations to the letter mail monopoly, even on an experimental basis, although this issue among others will be considered during the review of the future shape of the postal services which I am undertaking in conjunction with the Post Office.