Department & Businesses
The department is divided into six sections to deal with a range of issues that vary to reflect the constantly changing environment in the postal industry. The main areas of responsibility are:
- Overall control of Royal Mail Group strategic issues
- Postal regulatory issues (Postcomm etc)
- Royal Mail pay, terms and conditions
- Royal Mail Pensions
- Structure of industrial relations framework agreements
- Issues involving employment legislation
- Royal Mail central security policies
- Channel Islands (all issues)
- Postal executive co-ordination and administration
- Annual/special conference co-ordination
- Postal department strategic plan
Dave Ward - DGS(P)
Dave Ward is the Deputy General Secretary for the postal side of CWU. Dave leads on Royal Mail Group negotiations, national campaigns and key strategy work. Dave has been in the postal industry and the CWU for more than 30 years, having started out in 1976. Please click here to read Dave's biography and find out more information about him.
You can contact Dave on email@example.com or 0208 971 7303.
Dave is supported by the following national officers:
Ray Ellis - Assistant Secretary for Technical and Central Services Section, including engineering and cleaning staff and Romec employees.
You can contact Ray on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0208 971 7455.
Bob Gibson - Assistant Secretary for Outdoor Section covering Royal Mail delivery workers.
You can contact Bob on email@example.com or 0208 971 7276.
Andy Furey - Assistant Secretary for
Postmasters and members in Clerical & Cash Handling (C&CH)
covering Post Office staff, TV Licensing staff and cash in transit
workers, MDec, National Return Centre, Mail Screeners and HWDC.
You can contact Andy on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0208 971 7361.
Terry Pullinger - Assistant Secretary for Parcels, Logistics & Quadrant Section covering drivers, catering staff, Isle of Man Post Office and Parcelforce employees.
You can contact Terry on email@example.com or 0208 971 7322.
The Indoor section covering mail centres and
processing staff has been transferred to another department with in
the Postal Department - further updates will follow in due course.
The postal department represents members in businesses across the Royal Mail Group. By clicking on the relevant business listed alongside you will be able to access news and features relating to all these organisations, in addition to a wealth of information relating to your employment.