HC Deb 16 May 1994 vol 243 c299W
Mr. Hain

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will consult the chairman of the Post Office about the circumstances in which the contents of a letter posted at Streatham High Road main post office on 29 April at 11.30 am became known to a member of Combat 18; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. McLoughlin

This is an operational matter for the Post Office. It is, of course, a criminal offence under sections 56 and 58 of the Post Office Act 1953 to tamper with mail.