The Prime Minister has insisted that “all the evidence shows” that Sunday trading deregulation would be welcomed by shoppers, even though a business minister has admitted that the government has failed to commission any research on the issue over the last 10 years.
Campaigners are urging MPs not to be taken in by reports that the government’s plans to devolve Sunday trading decisions to local authorities will only be applied to high streets.
The government could face defeat over its proposals to relax Sunday trading regulations in a Commons vote later today.
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