Wednesday 29 October 2008
Lord Selsdon is due, this afternoon, to ask the question of the Government "what steps they are taking to reduce the amount of unsolicited mail delivered to residential addresses"
There is certainly a problem. Householders can take some action by signing up for the Mailing Preference Service - but still some gets through. Under data protection law companies should ask if you wish to allow them to use your address for mailing purposes - so be careful what you tick for.
The Mailing Preference Service (which only applies to UK residential addresses) has a website for registering at