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How will each UK Political Party affect local shops?

Posted on in Political News

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is the voice of over 33,500 local shops consisting of a diverse range of convenience store retailers; they support their members through effective lobbying, comprehensive advice and innovative networking opportunities.

Ahead of the 2019 General Election ACS have summarised how each of the main Political Party's manifesto will affect local shops. This includes information from the Conservatives, Labours, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party. Key areas that have been summarised include their policies on crime, business rates and taxation, the environment, employment and public health.

See the image below for the summary or view it in PDF form here: https://www.acs.org.uk/sites/default/files/manifestos_at_a_glance_2019.pdf

 

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