In Defense Of Town Retail Vs. Out-of-town Big Boxes

U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Prescott weighs in for the towns.
March 27, 2004, 7am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Earlier this week, the UK Dept. of Treasury bowed to pressure from big retail chains, and agreed to relax restrictions on retail development that supported stronger "High Street" retail districts. These letters to the editor, including one from Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, who spoke in Washington in June 2003 at the Congress for the New Urbanism, challenge the decision.

Thanks to Richard Layman

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Published on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 in The Guardian Unlimited
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