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Royal Mail review: Fears over rural post round losses

Concerns are being raised that rural areas could lose postal services if Royal Mail is no longer obliged to deliver post six days a week.

The company reported a 6% drop in half-year pre-tax profits to £218m - and is warning increased competition is affecting its service.

BBC Midlands Today's Joanne Writtle spoke to postman Jon Bird, from Whitchurch in Shropshire, Graham Biggs from the Rural Services Network and Karen English from Royal Mail.

  • 21 Nov 2014
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