TNT Post (Supplementary) [1]

Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

We are still awaiting a response to our motion of 24 July about Vince Cable’s [Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills] botched privatisation of the Royal Mail.  We ask there whether you are prepared to lobby Ofcom, the regulator, which has a statutory duty to protect the universal postal service over and above any competition considerations.  So far they have not been willing to step in because of the more expensive service and the poor delivery - I hasten to add not because of the postal workers.  Are you, as Mayor, prepared to make representations to Ofcom on the strikes?

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Answer for TNT Post (Supplementary) [1]

Answer for TNT Post (Supplementary) [1]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Boris Johnson (Mayor of London):  I am sorry.  I have not had a chance to study your motion.  I will look at it and I will see what I think is appropriate to do. 

Murad Qureshi AM:  It is a critical one for many Londoners and certainly in central London. 

Boris Johnson (Mayor of London):  I will have a look at it.