Shops: Closures:Written question - HL1577

Asked by Lord Hain
Asked on: 13 September 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Shops: Closures
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many bookshops have closed in the UK since 2010.
Answered by: Lord Prior of Brampton
Answered on: 04 October 2017

In 2016, there were 2,005 retail units specialised in selling books in the UK, compared to 2,055 in 2010 (ONS business counts).

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