Delays continue with Royal Mail postal services in Derry

A Sinn Féin MLA has said the safety of postal staff must be paramount to ensure the safe continuation of postal services across Derry.

There has been a backlog in parcel and letter deliveries, with concerns still remaining over the safety of staff and the disruption to services with over half of staff off work as a result of having Covid19 or self-isolating.

Foyle MLA Martina Anderson has welcomed that Management has carried out a deep clean at the Great James’ Street sorting office and postal vans.

But she believes Royal Mail must look at a contingency plan to allow the safe continuation of postal services in the city: