Royal Mail settlement should mean more junk mail for us all
The Guardian are reporting that smuggled away in the small print of the agreement proposal is a pledge by Royal Mail to remove the restrictions on how much junk guff they are allowed to pump into our homes.
At present, an agreement is in place meaning that posties deliver no more than three items of junk per household every week, leaving us free to devour our bills and all of the other unwanted shit that comes as a result of us omitting to tick or not tick a tiny box on some form or other a long, long time ago.
But once the beef-settling agreement is ratified, those restrictions will go and we could find more unsolicited crap pouring through our letterboxes every day, given that the delivery of junk mail is key to Royal Mail’s operations.
Currently, Royal Mail workers deliver only about a quarter of the UK's total junk mail and the company hopes to take business from other postal operators. All of which should do them no harm if they want to hang on to their Worst Company In Britain 2009 title…