Postal workers threaten strike action as backlog grows

It's claimed that postal deliveries in parts of Bristol are in chaos and thousands of letters and packages remain undelivered. Unions blame it on impossible workloads. But Royal Mail insists there have only been small delays - and they're down to high sickness levels.

Now strike action is being threatened, in the run up to Christmas.

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South Bristol Mail Delays

Unions are claiming that tens of thousands of letters and parcels are lying undelivered at the main sorting office in Bristol.