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Sunday Trading

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 6379, tabled on 9 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with large-scale retailers on potential changes to the law relating to Sunday trading.

Answered on

16 July 2015

Brief details of ministerial meetings with external organisations are all publically available on the Gov.uk website.

As announced in the Budget, the Government is consulting on proposals to devolve decision making on Sunday trading hours to a local level, for example, to elected metro mayors and/or Local Authorities, in England and Wales. The Government’s position on this subject will be shaped by views received over the course of this consultation.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills