Now that code has come to the end of its life and it prompted a semi-anonymous email from Woolbrooknews, Sidmouth, Devon.
He or she writes: "I read with interest the OFT's decisions regarding news supply. I feel thought needs to be given to limiting the number of new news retailers. I know that the issue of new shops wanting to have a news supply needs to be addressed to ensure that supply is fairly available, but maybe there also needs to be a common sense approach to how many can supply news in a designated area.
"I have seen far too many having their sales reduced to a such a level as to make them unviable. Newsagents get up early to set up rounds and provide a valuable service to the community.
"What is wrong with being a specialist rather than a jack of all trades? Discuss."
Well, what do you think?