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markie

This is not unique, town centre retailers all over the country are struggling. Initially it was because of the recession, but internet trading has taken a lot of town centre trade away.

Despite all of this most local councils continue to charge unrealistic amounts for car parking. Business rates should be reduced to try to help town centre retailers to survive. Any extra profit made because of this would be taxed in the normal way.

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