Honourable Mr?

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First, let me thank you for this great service.

I have two questions to ask.
When refering to a person can we correctly say The Honourable Mr ....?
And what is the correct salutation (in letters) for a person addressed The Honourable (Mr)...?

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The term "Honorable" is usually reserved for people like ambassadors. For most people it is sufficient to say "Mister".

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'Honourable' is not used for ordinary people in British English. We use it for members of parliament, who call each other 'my honourable friend' when speaking in the British parliament. ;-)
 
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