HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 c618W
Mr. Robert Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Industry in which countries members of the Universal Postal Union, including Great Britain, postage stamps issued by the South African Bantustan Transkei are acceptable.

Mr. Les Huckfield

From my reading of the Universal Postal Convention there seem to be no grounds for regarding such stamps as unacceptable, and so far as I and the Post Office are aware no other State has taken a different view. This in no way alters the Government's policy of non-recognition of the Transkei as an independent sovereign State.

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