Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Post Office Network Inquiry: "Network Transformation has been an unmitigated disaster"

The BEIS select committee Post Office inquiry took place today. I posted a piece earlier today with links to, and selections from the written evidence submitted to the inquiry ("Horizon is not fit for purpose").

The video of the oral evidence session is below. The "unmitigated disaster"quote comes from the CWU's Andy Furey.  Full witness list below.



The first session at 9.30am featured submissions from:

Andy Furey, National Officer, Communication Workers Union
Anne Pardoe, Principal Policy Manager, Postial Services and Telecoms, Citizens Advice
Callum Greenhow, Chief Executive Officer, National Federation of Sub-Postmasters

The second session, at 10.15am features:

Carl Cowling, Managing Director of High Street Business, WH Smith PLC
Edward Woodall, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Association of Convenience Stores
Alisdair Cameron, Interim Chief Executive, Post Office Ltd

Transcript to follow.