Stamp price hike will hit the most vulnerable

The recent news that the cost of a first class stamp will rocket to 60p is another blow to consumers, according to

Ann Robinson, Director of Consumer Policy at summed up the impact it will have on those who don’t have access to the internet, particularly the old and vulnerable:

“While people who can go online can avoid it [the price increase] to an extent, those without internet access will be forced to cough up.  It’s just another example of the financial penalties facing those who can’t go online.”


Source: press release 27 March 2012

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s