Beverley Labour Party campaigners will be joining forces with members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) this weekend.
“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
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.”
Beverley’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 Graham Stuart and also local councillors have also voiced their concerns over the future of the post office.