London SE1 community website

Postal service campaign on GMTV

London SE1 website team

Spokeswoman for the London SE1 Postal Service Campaign Hat Margolies appeared on GMTV on Tuesday morning with Peter Carr, chairman of Postwatch.

Hat Margolies on GMTV


Hat appeared on the Upper Ground-based breakfast TV service to explain some of the concerns raised on the London SE1 Forum about missing mail and possible identity fraud.

Postwatch – the independent watchdog – has issued a study which shows that more than 14 million items of mail are lost every year in Britain, more than 50 percent of them simply put through the wrong door.

The survey found that 54 percent of people had received misdelivered mail in the past six months.

A spokesman for the Royal Mail told The Times that the company estimated that 8.5 million letters were lost every year through misdelivery – less than half the amount two years ago.

The SE1 website is supported by people like you
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Archive
News archive from February 1999 to January 2001
Got a story for us?
Contact us with your tip-offs and story ideas.