Retail

Retail
Action is needed, says Tory MP Luke Pollard, to halt bank closures.

Luke Graham: Why banks must be made to pay for branch closures

AS a liberal Conservative, I believe in the free market. However, many banks and financial institutions must shoulder a considerable burden of responsibility for the 2008 recession and their subsequent actions. They have endangered customers and taken money from the Government. Now they are happily abandoning some of the most vulnerable communities they claim to support.

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The Yorkshire Post says: High streets need a vision if town centres to be transformed

THE Love Your High Street campaign being championed by The Yorkshire Post, and sister titles, has highlighted the difficulties facing small shops – difficulties acknowledged by Chancellor Philip Hammond with his £1.5bn rescue plan in this week’s Budget to primarily help all those independent stores struggling to pay their business rates in addition to their rent and other overheads.

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