Post Office Limited are currently consulting on proposals to close 12 post offices in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham. There is a six week consultation period ending on 2 April 2008. I want to know your views on these proposals so I can take them up with Post Office Ltd.
I recognise the vital role that Post Offices plays in the social and economic life of local communities. I am very worried that, at a time when we are seeking to regenerate poorer areas of London, local shopping parades will be hit by the loss of an important local service which attracts shoppers to local shops and facilities. I am particularly concerned that the criteria for access to Post Offices has been downgraded in London – previously deprived communities in London had to be within a half mile of a post office. Now this has been reduced to 1 mile.
If you live in Westminster, K&C or H&F please spare some of your time to fill in the survey on: