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Fish And Chip Shops (Sunday Trading)

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will seek to amend the Shops Act 1950 to permit fish and chip shops to trade on Sundays in the same way as other shops providing hot food to take away.

We are currently looking at the question of the restraints which the Shops Act 1950 imposes on shopping hours, including Sunday trading. But there is unlikely to be time available in the foreseeable future for Government legislation on the matter.