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Our community pubs matter and deserve to be protected.
Weak planning laws mean pubs in England can be demolished or converted to mini supermarket stores, estate agents and pay-day loan stores without a planning application.
With two pubs being converted to mini supermarket stores every week, it is time to take a stand. We need to pile the pressure on Government to make a simple change to planning law so any demolition or change of use of a pub would need a planning application – giving local people the say they deserve in the future of their neighbourhoods.