Industrial Concentration and Retail Trade.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 23rd July 1942.

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Photo of Mr Charles Waterhouse Mr Charles Waterhouse , Leicester South

I quite appreciate that. Whatever trade we consider, the public must be served. Shops must be kept open. We cannot shut down shops merely from the point of view of the shopkeeper. We have, somehow or other, to keep open the channels through which the consumer gets supplies.