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Chuka Umunna MP, Labour’s Shadow Business Secretary, has today written to the Prime Minister to seek clarity on reports that the Government is seeking to remove restrictions on Sunday trading.

A temporary extension to Sunday trading hours in England and Wales was introduced by the Government for the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic games on the condition that this would not be used as a precedent for permanent change. Concerns on the changes were raised by business groups, churches and other stakeholders.

Mr Umunna is demanding that David Cameron clarify the Government’s position in light of contradictory statements by ministers in recent days.

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