Postal workers across Midlands on strike, full report

Postal workers across the Midlands have gone on strike today in a row over jobs, pay and closures.

The Post Office says it is looking to shut or franchise out around 70 crown branches as part of a plan to save money. But postal unions say the proposals are putting jobs at risk.

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Post Office closure strikes

Staff at Crown Post Offices across the Midlands will walk out in protest over jobs, pay and closures today. It is one of 70 branches that faces franchise.