Second Official 24-hour mail strike begins

Delivery and collection workers at Royal Mail walked out as part of nationwide strikes.
Further strikes at Royal Mail will take place next week, starting on Thursday 29 October, says the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

Picket Line at Lavender Hill Post Office

Picket Line at Lavender Hill Post Office

Because, despite the strike, the government continues to maintain the Royal Mail’s monolopy on the British Mail market altenative providers are expensive. Nevertheless some of them are now turning away business because they can’t meet the demand.

If the strikes continue for a prolonged period contingency plans for delivery of hospital appointments and medical test results have been drawn up.

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