The postal service also said it is simplifying and cutting the cost of sending Second Class
Medium Parcels prices from 30 March, when Second Class
Medium Parcels weighing up to 2kg will be priced at GBP4.
Last posting dates for delivery within the UK |this Christmas are December 18 for second class
and two days later for first class.
Consumer Futures said the 3% rise in first class and 5% increase in second class
stamp prices were above the current inflation rate.
The price of large letter stamps will also remain unchanged, at 90p for first class and 69p for second class
The announcement comes ahead of increased stamp prices coming into effect on Monday - up from 46p to 60p for first class and 36p to 50p for second class
First and second class
stamp prices will increase by 14p from next month to record highs of 60p and 50p, the Royal Mail has announced, following a decision by regulator Ofcom to give the company freedom to set its own prices.
The increase in fares for suburban second class
passengers traveling 35 km will be Rs.
This change was made last July and may have cost customers pounds 4million, as first class stamps cost 46p and second class
A card sent first class from Leeds to Kent arrived 10 days later - seven days after one posted second class
We deserve a first-class service and ridding ourselves of second class
would either bring the cost of a stamp down or leave the Royal Mail with a profit.
First class will go to 39p and second class
to 30p, Royal Mail said yesterday.
An S corporation can have only one class of stock; if a second class
of stock exists, a corporation's S election will terminate.
Today's price rise will also see first class franking prices go up to 31p, second class
stamps up to 23p, and a second class
franking price will be introduced at 22p.
stamps will increase by 1p to 22p as part of long-awaited proposals to work out the future financing of Royal Mail as it deals with increased competition.
An S corporation debt obligation that in substance resembles equity is at risk of being reclassified as equity by the IRS, potentially creating a second class
of stock and inadvertently terminating the S election.