Policy paper

Securing the Post Office Network in the Digital Age

Policy statement explaining the government’s strategy for the Post Office.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Securing the Post Office Network in the Digital Age

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Policy statement explaining the government’s strategy for the Post Office and explains our plans to secure its future, which include:

  • no programme of post office closures under this government
  • £1.34 billion to modernise the network and safeguard its future
  • see the Post Office become a genuine front office for government at both national and local level: further information is in the joint report by BIS, LGA and the Post Office An Evaluation of Strategic Engagement
  • support the expansion of accessible and affordable personal financial services available through post offices
  • create the opportunity for a mutually owned Post Office

See also Co-operatives UK report on Mutual Options for Post Office Ltd.

Published 9 November 2010