The Postmaster General of the United Kingdom was a Cabinet-level ministerial position in HM Government. Aside from maintaining the postal system, the Telegraph Act of 1868 established the Postmaster General's right to exclusively maintain electric telegraphs. This would subsequently extend to telecommunications and broadcasting.

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  • The Postmaster General of the United Kingdom was a Cabinet-level ministerial position in HM Government. Aside from maintaining the postal system, the Telegraph Act of 1868 established the Postmaster General's right to exclusively maintain electric telegraphs. This would subsequently extend to telecommunications and broadcasting. The office was abolished in 1969 by the Post Office Act 1969. A replacement public authority governed by a chairman was established under the name of the "Post Office (that part subsumed by Royal Mail)". The position of "Postmaster General" was, with reduced powers, replaced with "Minister of Posts and Telecommunications"; since which most such regulation instead has been delegated to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport however the present-day Royal Mail Group was overseen by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills prior to flotation. (en)
  • Lista osób pełniących funkcję Postmaster-General (pl)
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  • the United Kingdom
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  • Albert Illingworth 1916–1921
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  • Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom .svg
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  • Postmaster General
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  • Master of the King's Post
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  • Postmaster General
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  • overseen by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
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  • Lista osób pełniących funkcję Postmaster-General (pl)
  • The Postmaster General of the United Kingdom was a Cabinet-level ministerial position in HM Government. Aside from maintaining the postal system, the Telegraph Act of 1868 established the Postmaster General's right to exclusively maintain electric telegraphs. This would subsequently extend to telecommunications and broadcasting. (en)
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  • Postmaster General of the United Kingdom (en)
  • Poczmistrzowie generalni Wielkiej Brytanii (pl)
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