Three things, two happening today, one this weekend.
CWU Keep the Post Public Rally
Updated 16/12/2010: the CWU provided live updates which are still on their website here.
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) are holding a rally from 11.00 to 14.00 today in Westminster. The Government is planning to privatise as much of the Royal Mail as they can get away with, building on the last Government’s start which left Royal Mail doing the hard work while private companies made the profit. Further privatisation could lead to reduced services, higher charges and increased attacks on the terms and conditions of Royal mail employees. Post Offices are also likely to close, affecting, like so many Coalition plans, the most vulnerable in our society who need local services the most. Read More