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The failure to part-privatise the Royal Mail was a severe blow to the government
Mandelson blames unions for Royal Mail woes

By Liz Stephens Lord Mandelson blamed the Communication Workers Union (CWU) today for the ongoing stalemate with Royal Mail. Speaking during a business and enterprise committee meeting, the business secretary said: “Royal Mail’s response throughout has been to continue to consult. I believe that has to be matched by the workforce and their union if… Read more »

Business secretary Lord Mandleson today expressed his displeasure today
Mandelson ‘disappointed’ at delay to MG Rover inquiry

By Liz Stephens and Alex Stevenson Business secretary Lord Mandleson today expressed his displeasure at the length of time taken by the MG Rover inquiry. Speaking to the Business and Enterprise Committee, Lord Mandelson said: “Once you embark on an inquiry of this sort you have no alternative but to let it take its course…. Read more »