• Short Summary

    Post Master General explains the rise in postal charges.

  • Description

    Houses of Parliament, London.

    GV. Night time shot of the Houses of Parliament. SV. Post Master General Mr Ernest Marples and Pathe reporter Bill Symon, seated at the table, chatting. CU. Mr Marples answers question from Bill Symon (natural sound). Bill Symon's question "What was the main cause for the increase in postal charges ?" Post Master General answering "There is not a shadow of doubt what the main cause is... and it is that fact that has brought us to this huge decision that we have to make."

    His point is that the increase in wages of postal workers to bring them to industry level is the cause of rise in postal charges.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1493.18
    Media URN:
    48695
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:23:00 / 01:37:32:00
    Canister:
    57/59

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