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MSPs support Keeping the Post Public

Cathy with Margaret Curran MSP, Marlyn Glen MSP, CWU General Secretary Billy Hayes, and CWU Deputy General Secretary Dave Ward

Cathy with Margaret Curran MSP, Marlyn Glen MSP, CWU General Secretary Billy Hayes, and CWU Deputy General Secretary Dave Ward

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie is helping postal workers to put their message to the Scottish Parliament. Having tabled a motion in support of the campaign to Keep the Post Public, last week she helped the Communication Workers Union to set up a lobby of MSPs.
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Keep the Post Public

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament calling for the Royal Mail to remain publicly owned. (S3M-03557 Cathy Peattie (Falkirk East) (Scottish Labour): Keep the Post Public)

“This is a matter for Westminster to decide,” said Cathy, “but it is also one that has profound implications for the social and economic wellbeing of Scotland, and that make it an important issue for the Scottish Parliament too. I do not believe that there is any justification for the privatisation of the post, partial or otherwise. The Royal Mail Group revenue and profits are increasing, and would be higher were it not for the uncompetitive conditions under which the Royal Mail delivers mail for rival companies.

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Cathy Peattie MSP delivers Christmas encouragement

Cathy Peattie MSP visited Royal Mail’s Grangemouth and Bo’ness Delivery Offices to pass on best Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of year.

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