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Gary Watkins, CWU regional secretary for Wales, said: "Franchising a Crown Post Office is not only a dumbing down of the services.
Workers at hundreds of Crown Post Offices are set to strike on Easter Saturday in a dispute over closures, jobs and pay.
Managing director Paula Vennells said: "The Crown Post Office network is losing pounds 55m a year.
Post Office Ltd is considering the future of Essex Road and Ludgate Circus Crown Post Office(R) branches alongside the Network Change Programme proposals to ensure that service provision for customers in the areas is looked at as a whole.
The select committee may have focused on Crown post offices, but the bigger picture of the provision of post office services will not he missed by convenience store operators.
HUNDREDS of managers at Crown Post Offices will go on strike today in a row over pay.
STAFF at Crown Post Offices in Stockton and Redcar were to strike for the 12th time since Easter today, in a continuing row over jobs, pay and closures.
Chester-le-Street's Crown post office in Front Street faces closure, with all the services currently provided there set to be franchised out.
CWU members in Crown Post Offices have had 11 rounds of strikes against plans to franchise or close over 70 branches, and are also in dispute about pay and jobs.
STAFF at Crown post offices in Scotland went on strike yesterday while others operated with a skeleton staff.
The union has held five strikes since Easter in protest at plans to close or franchise 76 Crown Post Offices - the larger branches usually sited on high streets, which are directly run by the Post Office.
WORKERS in hundreds of Crown Post Offices are to stage two fresh strikes in a long-running row over closures, jobs and pay.
Staff working in Crown Post Offices have voted by nearly nine to one in favour of action, with a 75% turnout.
The Communication Workers Union will start balloting their 4000 members in Crown post offices this week on industrial action.
Crown post offices are an even bigger obstacle course.