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EDM (Early Day Motion) 397: tabled on 12 October 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the campaign waged by employees at Royal Mail for better pay and conditions; notes the fact that Royal Mail should not have been privatised by the Coalition Government in 2013; further commends the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood for calling a Westminster Hall debate on the effect of delivery office closures; acknowledges the result of the balloting of members of the Communications Workers Union who voted to take industrial action with an overwhelming vote of 89.1 per cent on turnout of 73.7 per cent; regrets the fact that Royal Mail viewed legal action as the first response to the loud voice of working people; calls on Royal Mail and its management to engage in real, meaningful and honest talks; requests the Government play its part in ensuring a deal can be found that ensures those employed by Royal Mail are not worse-off in retirement and receive the pay and conditions they deserve; and commits to standing with those workers at Royal Mail, who keep the country going in all weather, 6 days a week and who are fighting for a fairer, better deal.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.