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Post Office strike: Public 'doesn't want franchises', says union

Staff at some of the UK's largest post offices are taking industrial action in a growing dispute over closures, franchising, jobs and pay.

The day-long strike will cover about 370 Crown Post Offices - 70 of which are due to be franchised or partnered with a retailer.

BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast and business reporter Mickey Clarke spoke to Andy Furey is the National Officer for the Communication Workers Union who said the public "doesn't want franchise post offices", and Business Minister Michael Fallon, who said Government plans to sell off the business were not to "raise money".

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