5 questions over Marks & Spencer’s Woolwich exit

Woolwich M&SPlease note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

I blogged last night on yesterday’s blow to Woolwich from Marks and Spencer’s decision to close its Powis Street store – and the council leadership’s rather unconstructive response.  This is a disappointing decision from M&S – but also a big reminder of the change we need to see from the new council administration, with much more engagement and consultation with businesses large and small, to ensure that we keep the jobs and investment we need in the borough. Continue reading 5 questions over Marks & Spencer’s Woolwich exit

Sad news for Woolwich as M&S pulls out

Please note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

M&S

Incredibly sad news for Woolwich today, as Marks & Spencer announced the closure of its Powis Street store after 100 years.  This is undeniably a huge loss and raises serious questions about the Labour administration’s failure to engage with shops like M&S, and its failure to create the kind of pro-business environment we need to ensure jobs and vibrancy on our local high streets. Continue reading Sad news for Woolwich as M&S pulls out