Letter had misleading facts and figures about local retail

Re the recent letter '˜Local traders: the real retail disaster' (June 14). A simple check online would show that in the period 1975-1985 80,000 companies in the UK went bankrupt (far less than in the last 10 years).

Thursday, 28th June 2018, 12:26 pm
Updated Friday, 29th June 2018, 7:24 pm