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Postal workers vote for strike

Postal workers are to stage a one-day strike after voting 4-1 in favour of walkouts over issues linked to the controversial privatisation of Royal Mail. An ITV News poll showed that the British public are split over the strike.

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51% of Brits 'think Royal Mail was seriously undervalued'

Half of Britons think that the Royal Mail was “seriously undervalued” when it was floated on the stock market, the ITV News Index carried out by ComRes suggests.

A newly-privatised Royal Mail today faces the prospect of a national strike. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The poll found 51% feel the 330p debut share price "seriously undervalued" the company, compared with just 12% who disagreed.

Nearly two in five (37%) said they do not know.

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