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Following parliament’s decision to rise on Wednesday for the Easter recess the long anticipated government’s response to the Call for Evidence on retail crime has been delayed. It was expected at the end of this month.
National President Stuart Reddish shared members’ concerns about retail crime with Yvette Cooper, the chair of the Home Affairs Committee, at a joint reception in the House of Commons yesterday (Tuesday March 10).
Members of the Association of Convenience Stores, British Retail Consortium, National Federation of Retail Newsagents and the shopworkers union, USDAW, presented a united voice to Government at a parliamentary event on Tuesday, calling for an end to violence against shopworkers.
The NFRN is calling for immediate action over new statistics which highlight a significant rise in shop thefts and a fall in police action.