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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 60006, tabled on 10 October 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the viability of the Post Office Network.

Answered on

17 October 2022

Since 2011/12, the Government has provided over £2.5 billion in funding to support the Post Office network and is providing a further £335 million for the Post Office over the next three years. Since 2019 the annual network subsidy, which helps to ensure the viability of rural and community branches, has been maintained at £50 million a year and will remain at the same level until 2025.