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By Susha  

Is there less post, as the Royal Mail claims?

In this week’s issue of the London Review of Books, there’s a timely exposé of the inner workings of the postal service by “Roy Mayall.” Mayall, who has worked as a postman for the last five years, pulls no punches in the article, accusing his employer of (somewhat counterintuitively) downplaying the real amount of mail. Apparently, this false claim that “figures are down” is being used to justify postal workers being…

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