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Robert Hammond, the head of postal policy at the consumer watchdog Consumer Focus, tells ITV News the Royal Mail has increased stamp prices to the limit that the public can stomach.
Billy Hayes, General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union, has blamed today's stamp price hike on the forthcoming privatisation of the Royal Mail Group. He said:
The privatisation of the Royal Mail Group will most likely take place in the first quarter of 2014, with a stock flotation being the main preference, its Chief Executive has told Reuters.