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Market Failure?: Can the traditional market survive?

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 7 July 2009.

Taken before the Communities and Local Government Committee


Members present

Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair

Sir Paul Beresford Andrew George
Mr Clive BettsAnne Main
John CummingsDr John Pugh


Examination of Witnesses

Witness: Ann Coffey MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Markets Group, gave evidence.

Question Number

1 - 19

20 - 23

Examination of Witnesses

Witness: Dr Sophie Watson, Professor of Sociology, Open University, gave evidence.

Question Number

24 - 39

40 - 49

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Mr Joe Harrison, Chief Executive, National Market Traders Federation; Mr Simon Quin, Chief Executive, Association of Town Centre Management; and Mr Gareth Jones, Managing Agent, National Farmers' Retail and Markets Association, gave evidence.

Question Number

50 - 59

60 - 79

80 - 91

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