3257 - Sub Post Offices (Answered)

Mr Jim Cunningham
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what representations his Department has received from current and former sub-postmasters on the performance of the Post Office sub-postmaster mediation scheme; and if he will make a statement.

George Freeman

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has received a number of written representations from current and former sub-postmasters, both in direct correspondence and through correspondence received via hon Members, regarding Post Office Limited’s Complaint Review and Mediation Scheme. This is an operational matter for Post Office Limited and the Scheme has been set up to be independent of Government.