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Post Office mistaken if it thinks there'll be no fuss

PUBLISHED: 20:18 20 May 2008 | UPDATED: 13:18 05 October 2010

Dear Editor, THE London boroughs are doing everything they can to stop Post Office Ltd from closing 155 outlets across the capital. The Post Office appears to have ignored the devastating impact its plans will have on communities across London

Dear Editor,

THE London boroughs are doing everything they can to stop Post Office Ltd from closing 155 outlets across the capital.

The Post Office appears to have ignored the devastating impact its plans will have on communities across London.

Not only will the closures hit the vulnerable members of our society who rely on post offices to get benefits and pay bills, but they will also harm our local shops and businesses.

London has been the region hardest hit by the number of post office closures. The 155 recently announced closures will mean that in six years a total of 474 post offices will have shut in the capital.

London Councils and the Mayor of London are working together to do everything to prevent these offices from shutting.

We are currently working with Mayor Boris Johnson on pursuing a legal challenge to these irresponsible plans.

The Post Office is sadly mistaken if it thinks it is going to close these offices without a fuss.

Cllr Merrick Cockell

Chairman

London Councils

Southwark


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