Boris Johnson to drop changes to Sunday trading laws or face rebellion

Jun 23, 2020 by

from Premier:

The Prime Minister could be facing a defeat over extending Sunday shop opening times, with people in his own party saying they would vote against his plans.

Some MPs say the measure has already been dropped due to opposition.

The current trading rules for shops state that large shops can open for six hours on a Sunday. Smaller shops can be open all day. There was a previous attempt to extend the hours in 2016 but it was unsuccessful, also due to Tory rebels.

The Prime Minister wants to extend opening hours to help the economy recover.

However, his plans have been opposed by at least 50 Tory MPs, according to the Daily Telegraph, who have seen a letter from them to the PM.

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