Eltham MP Clive Efford experienced what is involved in delivering the post when he joined local postman Matt Russell on his delivery round in Eltham today.
The visit gave Clive a unique insight into the challenges of delivering mail to every house and business in their constituency, six days a week.
Clive Efford MP said: “It as fascinating to see the work that goes on behind the scenes to deliver the mail on a daily basis, and the way the mailbag is changing.
“Postmen and women perform an incredibly important function in our community, and I want to thank Matt and all the other Royal Mail postmen and women in Eltham for their hard work.”
Grant Smith, Royal Mail Delivery Manager, who briefed Clive Efford MP before he set off on his walk said: “We’re delighted that Clive Efford MP is taking the time to experience the every day challenges faced by our delivery postmen and women.