As our local public meetings lately have highlighted the supermarket applications all over the area – I saw this blog article and thought my readers and supporters might be interested to see how the Green Party is responding in other areas of the UK.
Nottingham South Greens, led by Matthew Butcher the prospective parliamentary candidate for the area, have spoken out against Tesco’s plans for extending their brand in Nottingham. The supermarket chain, which already has 20 stores in Nottingham, is a cause for concern for the Green Party. Matthew, who has been involved in campaigns to protect the high street before, criticised the supermarket for expanding without thinking about the consequences for local communities. Read more here.