Issue - decisions

Post Office Closures Consultation

14/02/2008 - Post Office Closures Consultation

That the Council be asked to pass the following motion:


This Authority formally invites the Post Office to work with the Council to provide services to residents in the most viable way in the future.


This Council notes the invaluable service provided by our Local Post Offices to the local community which relies heavily on their post office branch.


This Council deplores the Government’s current programme of 2,500 closures across the country.


This Council notes the strength of public opinion in favour of saving local post offices.


This Council recognises the needs of the elderly, disabled and the most disadvantages who rely on local post offices the most.