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Continued: UK government gives Royal Mail privatization the stamp of approval

  • Article by: DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press
  • Last update: July 10, 2013 - 1:10 PM

But tampering with a service so central to public life is also a delicate matter.

Even the late Margaret Thatcher, who championed the sale of state-owned companies such as British Telecom and British Gas, backed away from privatizing Royal Mail during her tenure as prime minister back in the 1980s.

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