After months of residents complaining about letters going undelivered for days or even weeks, and workers leaking photos of frames full of undelivered mail, the regulator Ofcom has declared a review of the Universal Service Obligation. The USO is a legal obligation, held by Royal Mail, dictating quality of service requirements. For instance, 93% of […]
Day of action on 26 Feb.
£17m paid to shareholders.
The Tories are using the pandemic to oursource to the private sector
Protests in Colombia met with police violence
Postal workers being lined up for a defeat
Privatisation, unemployment and industrial unrest.
The answer to a Royal Mail in the red is renationalisation not cuts
The UK government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed not only the ineptitude of the current government but the sorry state of our National Health Service, which has been pushed to breaking point by successive administrations
THE COLLAPSE of Carillion and the recent National Auditing Office report have put Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) under the microscope once again. The popularity of such schemes has dwindled in recent years but since the contracts tend to last 25-30 years they still cost the tax-payer £10bn a year with roughly £200bn still to pay. […]