Royal Mail

There have been votes in Parliament on the privatisation of Royal Mail. Royal Mail was privatised in October 2013.

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Margaret Hodge generally voted against the privatisation of Royal Mail

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about the privatisation of Royal Mail:

  • On 12 Jan 2011: Margaret Hodge voted to require a ten year agreement between Royal Mail and Post Office Ltd relating to Royal Mail's use of the post office network prior to the sale of Royal Mail. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Margaret Hodge voted against privatising up to 90% of Royal Mail and against related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2010: Margaret Hodge voted against moves intended to permit the privatisation of Royal Mail and to make the company more attractive to private investors. The vote was also against changing the rules relating to ownership of the Post Office and against passing provisions modifying the regulation of postal services, particularly to protect the UK's universal postal service. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2009: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Royal Mail — Rapid partial privatization — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2009: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Royal Mail — Notes Conservatives' failure to invest Show vote

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