Thursday, 19 May 2011

David Cameron and a plea for UK towns

David Cameron

Retailing’s not such a good thing-
It has its little ways.
And now sometimes no one buys much
For days and days and days.
A little more policing,
And slightly better roads
Some better cheaper parking,
Could help us loads and loads
And Oh! Mr Cameron, if you love us at all.

Walking around our town centres today, it’s my day off, I was struck by how few shops are actually real retail businesses, and how at some point the rest, charity shops, eateries, estate agents, solicitors and so on will work without the ordinary retail shops that brought them there in the first place.

I think this is a problem that is beyond local government, so I am considering a direct appeal to the national government.

Whops sorry about that I seem to have left his left lapel off.

1 comment:

  1. But of course King John was not a good man and had his little ways!


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