Today, a delegation of thousands of sub postmasters (people who run a post office in their shop), delivered a petition to No 10 Downing Street asking the Government not to close down any more of our post offices. With four million signatures, it is the largest petition ever presented to Government. The reason for the petition is that the Government thinks that post offices have very little to do now that people can no longer buy their television licence there and wants to close down the ones where there are only elderly and disabled people who can’t get to the next village willing to use them.
'I want to maintain a national network, but I want to do it in a way that will last so we don't keep coming back again and again to the underlying problems we have had in the past few years.'
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