Leaders of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have called on the government to re-think proposals which would see parts of the Royal Mail sold off.
Lee Barron, the CWU Midlands regional secretary, said a protest outside Hucknall Post Office in Nottingham today showed that both the public and workers were against the plans.
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