Post office customers on 'dreadful' stamp price rise
A rise in the price of postage stamps has come into force after weeks of stockpiling by some consumers.
A first-class stamp now costs 60p, having risen from 46p, while a second-class stamp costs 50p after going up from 36p.
Royal Mail said that the price rise was necessary to to keep the six-day universal postal service.
Customers at Forest Hill Road post office in south London told BBC News the stamp price rise was "dreadful".
30 Apr 2012
- From the section Business