Labour Join Forces With CWU As Campaigners Say ‘Save Our Post Office’

Labour Join Forces With CWU As Campaigners Say 'Save Our Post Office'
Labour Join Forces With CWU As Campaigners Say ‘Save Our

Labour Party campaigners will be joining forces with members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) this weekend.

Labour is calling on the to change its plans for the relocation. Proposals would see services from the town’s main moved to WH Smith.

“CWU Represents workers at the who are worried about the future of their jobs and what they see as backdoor privatisation.”

Speaking about the issue of the Closure, Labour’s said;

“This is scandalous. The main in Beverley is a crown-owned site which is heavily used and has provided an excellent service to the people of for many years.”

“WH Smith is a private business which is going through real difficulties. Taxpayer’s money should not be spent at the expense of an excellent service in order to prop up a private company.”

“I would urge everyone to sign our petition.”

“We’ll be outside the post office on Saturday morning or it can be signed online at
www.bevholdlabour.org.uk.”

Labour And CWU Join Forces To Stage Protest

General Secretary of the CWU, David Wood said;

“The government’s decision to privatise another 74 Crown Post Offices. This means they are not only abandoning hard working Post office workers but also our High Streets and communities.”

“This campaign to save our Post Office is also a bridge to creating a new model for the future where the Post office will be run by the people for the people and the communities they serve.”

’s town centre post office is under threat due to the service scaling back. A public consultation is due to be held after which a decision will be made with closures likely to happen in 2019.

MP and also local councillors have also voiced their concerns over the future of the post office. 

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