UK Retail Sector

Status: Concluded

Government Response published 16 June 2014

The Committee's inquiry focussed on Government support for the retail sector, including

  • Implementation of the Department’s action points contained in the Retail Sector Strategy Document (PDF 45 KB) (October 2012);
  • Progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Portas Review;The impact of on-line sales and direct sales on High Street retailers;
  • The skills needed for a successful sector; and
  • The regulations and costs affecting the sector.


Select Committee Inquiries

Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the government.