Strike action over Post Office cost cutting


The CWU have hailed yesterdays strike a success

Billy Hayes, CWU general secretary, said:“This is effectively a Post Office closure programme in a desperate attempt to slash costs to meet government funding cuts by 2015. The Post Office can talk about ‘transformation’ and ‘sustainability’ all it likes but the reality is that these are euphemisms for closing offices, drastically altering the make-up of the post office network and handing the running of services over to corporations which are built around other income streams and could walk away from post office services.