The government is to go ahead with the privatisation or sale of Royal Mail.In all honesty I can't be bothered to rehearse the real reasons why this is happening suffice to say it is in large part due to this.
Business Secretary Vince Cable made the commitment after receiving updated recommendations from the businessman Richard Hooper.
His latest report says the universal postal service can only be maintained by an injection of private sector money and expertise.
The silence from the media is deafening and interestingly so far, my comment on the Telegraph site pointing this out was pulled, twice, within 5 minutes, I've not yet been approved on the Daily Mail site despite later comments appearing ok, and my comment on the Guardian site has also been pulled.
I'm too weary to write much more, I'm off down the pub.