Royal Mail urged to put contingency plans in place for Derry


A Sinn Féin MLA has urged Royal Mail in Derry to put in place contingency plans for services in the city.

Foyle MLA Martina Anderson was contacted by a number of members of staff at the Great James Street Sorting Office with concerns after several postal workers tested positive for Covid-19, while others are now self-isolating.

The Post Office is entering it's busy period and temporary staff are normally hired for the Christmas season.

Ms Anderson is calling on Royal Mail to put in place a contingency plan straight away to deal with the situation and to ensure there is as little interruption to services as possible: