Violence and abuse towards retail workers Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 14 April 2021

Joanne Cairns, Head of Research and Economics, Union of Shop Distributive and Allies Workers (USDAW); James Lowman, Chief Executive, ACS (The Association of Convenience Stores)Q1–29

Iona Blake, Security and Incident Manager, Boots UK; Paul Gerrard, Campaigns and Public Affairs Director, The Co-op; Tom Ironside, Director, Business and Regulation, British Retail Consortium (BRC)Q30–46

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Amanda Blakeman, Deputy Chief Constable, Gwent Police; Ian Dyson QPM, Commissioner, City of London Police; Patrick Holdaway, Chief Inspector, Hampshire Constabulary; David Jamieson, Commissioner, West Midlands Police and Crime CommissionerQ47–109

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