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    • paulofessex
    • By paulofessex 23rd Mar 12, 11:19 AM
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    Royal Mail auctions off undelivered mail
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    • 23rd Mar 12, 11:19 AM
    Royal Mail auctions off undelivered mail 23rd Mar 12 at 11:19 AM
    Now we know where that undelivered item may have ended up

    Royal Mail has been criticised by Labour for failing to keep keeping a record of nearly 1m of undelivered letters and parcels, including birthday and Christmas presents, which it sells off every year.

    Full article here (The Telegraph 23/03/2012)
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    • lovinituk
    • By lovinituk 23rd Mar 12, 11:21 AM
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    • 23rd Mar 12, 11:21 AM
    They've been doing that for years! Trust a tabloid to only just pick up on old news!!
    • custardy
    • By custardy 23rd Mar 12, 12:03 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 12, 12:03 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 12, 12:03 PM
    Now we know where that undelivered item may have ended up

    Royal Mail has been criticised by Labour for failing to keep keeping a record of nearly 1m of undelivered letters and parcels, including birthday and Christmas presents, which it sells off every year.

    Full article here (The Telegraph 23/03/2012)
    Originally posted by paulofessex
    yes,criticised by a shadow minister
    yet nothing while in power.
    simple answer,put a return addresss.......
    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 23rd Mar 12, 12:08 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 12, 12:08 PM
    If people packed items properly with sender's and recipient's addresses on the outside and attached to the item on the inside ...
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    • RFW
    • By RFW 23rd Mar 12, 4:07 PM
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    • #5
    • 23rd Mar 12, 4:07 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 12, 4:07 PM
    Railway and Royal Mail lost property auctions have been around for as long as the railways and Royal Mail. There's a lot less of them than there used to be. Draw your own conclusions as to the reasons why.
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