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Today Post Office Ltd has announced its decision to close Wakefield Crown Post Office on Northgate. It is proposing to relocate the services in the Trinity Walk WHSmith.

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What does this mean?

Click here to read the letter Mary received from Post Office Ltd, outlining the changes and the consultation process.

The key information is that the consultation is open from today, 25 May 2016, to 6 July 2016; Mary urges local residents and businesses to take part.

How do I take part in the consultation?

Click here to visit Post Office Ltd's website and give your feedback on the proposed move to WHSmith - click 'Enter Post Office Branch Code' and enter the unique code for the branch: 02332399.

Responding to the announcement, Mary said: “It is deeply worrying that Post Office Ltd has decided to close Wakefield Crown Post Office and I encourage everyone to respond to the consultation. I am now seeking urgent clarification about the future of the West Bretton detached service. Coupled with the closure of Ossett Royal Mail delivery office, Tory government cuts have led to a triple whammy for Wakefield’s postal and delivery services.”

Closure of Wakefield Crown Post Office

Today Post Office Ltd has announced its decision to close Wakefield Crown Post Office on Northgate. It is proposing to relocate the services in the Trinity Walk WHSmith.

On Friday 20 May, Mary joined the Labour In for Britain battle bus for its tour around Yorkshire, campaigning for Britain to remain in the EU ahead of the referendum on 23 June.

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Mary was joined by Labour colleagues from around the region, visiting local businesses in the party's campaigned for Britain to remain in the EU.

Over a third of a million Yorkshire jobs depend on trade with the EU, through local factories of multinational companies like Haribo, Nestle and Coca-Cola. The CBI has warned the uncertainty around the referendum could harm British businesses and cost British jobs, British growth and British investment.

To get involved in the Labour In for Britain campaign, visit www.labourinforbritain.org.uk

Mary boards Labour In for Britain battle bus in Yorkshire

On Friday 20 May, Mary joined the Labour In for Britain battle bus for its tour around Yorkshire, campaigning for Britain to remain in the EU ahead of the referendum...

Mary was delighted to welcome constituents Robert Gosling and Lynne Stainthorpe to Westminster on Wednesday 18 May for the state opening of Parliament.

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Robert and Lynne met Mary for a tour of Parliament in the morning, and then went to sit in the Royal Gallery in the House of Lords to watch the Queen arrive and deliver her speech setting out the Government's legislative agenda for the next year.

They also attended the reception for MPs and their guests after the speech, where they met 'Mr Speaker', John Bercow MP.

Robert and Lynne attend state opening of Parliament

Mary was delighted to welcome constituents Robert Gosling and Lynne Stainthorpe to Westminster on Wednesday 18 May for the state opening of Parliament.


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