Buy your train ticket at the library or the PO!

12 March 2012

That is one of the messages in the government’s new plan for rail: buy your ticket at the library or post office.

Excellent idea? Perhaps. But like many of the government’s cunning political proclamations, it has a very obvious flaw.

The government is pursuing a policy of closing libraries and shutting post offices.

‘In view of this, I am writing today to ask if Brother Cameron would like to back campaigns to oppose himself and his government, and keep libraries and post offices open,’ says Mick Whelan. ‘Logically, he should now join us in opposing these public service cuts.’

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