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Age Concern warn that closing rural post offices could cut off elderly people
Post office closures leave pensioners isolated

Pensioners risk having their “lifeline” cut unless the government reaches a decision on the future of the 8,000 rural post officers in Britain, Age Concern has warned. A report by the charity notes the 144 rural post offices that Royal Mail was forced to shut last year, and warns more are likely to be closed… Read more »

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Among the unionists urging Labour to consider its policies was Unison general secretary Dave Prentis
Unions warn Blair’s successor

Union chiefs have warned that the next Labour leader must reinvigorate the party’s grass roots – and begin work before the devolved and local elections in May. Billy Hayes, general secretary of the CWU, said: “I think we can use the election campaign as a way of re-engaging with our membership.” His sentiments were echoed… Read more »

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