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Beyond the scandal: What is the future of your local post office?

The current Horizon IT scandal has put Post Offices in the spotlight.

Postmasters have been fighting for the past 20 years against convictions of theft and false accounting after the computer system, Horizon IT, showed large amounts of money missing.

So far, dozens of convictions of current and former postmasters have been overturned. Yet the story does not end there.

Postmasters have been voicing the challenges to run their post office for years.

The dropping of commissions, changes in the use of post offices and most recently, the Covid-19 pandemic has placed them in great financial difficulties.

SWL spoke to postmasters in London to understand the challenges faced beyond the scandal.

Find out more here.

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