Royal Mail Collection Drivers


Royal Mail Collection Drivers based in Delivery Offices and Collection Hubs fall under the responsibility of Bob Gibson, Assistant Secretary, Outdoor Department.

Officer Substitute: Mark Baulch, PEC member

The Policy Advisor in the Department is Steve Fishwick.

Members of the postal executive working to the department are Mark Baulch, Tony Bouch and Peter Keenlyside.

If you do need to get in touch with the Outdoor department at CWU Headquarters, please contact Marrissa Stewart at or telephone 0208 971 7276.

In addition to the above representational issues for Collection Drivers based in Mail Centres fall under the responsibility of Terry Pullinger, Assistant Secretary, who is assisted Chris Bennett, Policy Advisors. If you do need to contact the department, please email Diane Wyatt at or telephone 0208 971 7322 or Sue Hayman at or on 0208 971 7317.

As in all cases, your local CWU Branch or Workplace Representative should be your first port of call, as they are in a much better position to deal with local issues.

The agreements that affect all Collection Drivers remain the responsibility of the Outdoor Department, including Vehicle Telemetry, Drivers Risk Assessment, Drivers Licence Mandate, PDAs, RTA and Access Barcode Agreement etc.

For ease of reference, you can download the Letter to Branches (883/10) that sets out the standards for Collections and the associated National Agreement and Six Step Process for Collections Revisions. Everything you need to know is contained within the documents below:

Final Agreed Collection Revision Guide 2010
Final Collection Revision Tools Glossary 2010
Final Collections Attendance & Duty Survey 2010
Final CRP and Tools 2010
Final Collections Revision Process 2010
Final CRP Local Workshop Concurrence 2010

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