HC Deb 26 April 2004 vol 420 c846W
8. Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effect of Post Office closures in Greater London on the collection and payment of pensions. [167682]

Mr. Pond

We have made no such assessment. Direct Payment still allows customers to access their money weekly at the Post Office if that is what they wish to do.

The Government are investing record amounts in the Post Office network, some £2 billion over a five-year period.

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