§ 24. Mrs. Ellman
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what representations she has received on the Post Office's proposals for mail distribution services in Liverpool; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Ian McCartney
My right hon. Friend has received representations about Royal Mail's proposals for mail processing services in Liverpool from hon. Members representing Merseyside constituencies, from Liverpool City Council, from the Communication Workers Union and from individual post office employees and members of the public. I understand that Royal Mail is currently assessing an alternative proposal which has been submitted to them by the CWU.