July 14 (Reuters) - Unite:
* To hold consultative ballot on royal mail pension proposals
* Said that it would be making no recommendation to its members on the package
* The balloting of members is due to start early next week and close on monday 7 august
* "We have had many discussions with the company over the last few months and these have been difficult."
* "However, the unite negotiating team consider that what is on offer is the best achievable in the circumstances" (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)