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Post Office Closures

Part of Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 5:20 pm on 19th March 2008.

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Photo of Alan Simpson Alan Simpson Labour, Nottingham South 5:20 pm, 19th March 2008

My hon. Friend speaks for many Labour Members who have engaged with the consultation and worked with local communities and local authorities only to be ignored, and who have had the support of Postwatch only for that to be ignored. I wrote to Allan Leighton, too, only to get a reply from the woman who sent out the original closure notice. The fundamental issue at stake is how Parliament holds the Post Office to account for a closure programme that makes no sense.

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