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Cost of sending a first class letter ‘to hit £1 within a few years’

The claims come from Save Our Royal Mail, a campaign set up by a number of charities and pension groups to fight this year’s expected sell-off of Royal Mail.The campaigners said the price of first class mail was likely to soar after any float because other mail operators were likely to challenge Royal Mail’s VAT-free status.They said that European competition law will make it nearly impossible for Royal Mail to continue to sell VAT-free stamps.

Read more: Cost of sending a first class letter 'to hit £1 within a few years' – Telegraph.