||<p>We have had no such discussions. Operational matters, which include decisions relating
to Royal Mail’s postage stamps, are the direct responsibility of the company’s management
(subject to an agreed convention and criteria governing the designs of postage stamps
carrying an image of The Queen’s head, which are overseen by this Department).</p><p>
</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The company maintains Country Definitives on an ongoing basis
and has no current plans to change existing designs or its policy on such stamps.
Country Definitives are available on an ongoing basis from post offices in the respective
countries, and available direct from Royal Mail.</p><p> </p>