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Postal Services: Strikes

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will take steps to encourage a settlement in the postal dispute that takes into account postal workers’ views of changes to working practices and pensions. (156921)

The Secretary of State and I continue to encourage both the Royal Mail and the CWU—Communication Workers Union—to resolve the current dispute through talks. We have done so at a number of meetings and will continue to do so.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what meetings he has had with representatives of (a) Royal Mail Ltd. and (b) the Communication Workers Union at which the resolution of the postal strike has been discussed. (157264)

The Secretary of State and I have had a number of meetings with Adam Crozier and Allan Leighton and Bill Hayes and Dave Ward to discuss the postal dispute and other matters.