UK minister: six-day mail delivery could be axed by secondary legislation

UK business minister Michael Fallon has quietly revealed that the government could water down Royal Mail’s six-day-a-week delivery requirement with a Statutory Instrument.

Both the government and Royal Mail have been attempting to keep public and employees on side in the current privatisation process by stressing that the terms of the current universal postal service could not be changed under new ownership without full Parliamentary approval.

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