Last Thursday the National Skills Academy for Retail organised “Independents’ Day” to celebrate local independent businesses. As is so often the way, the Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna saw the perfect chance for a photo-op. He posed outside The Manor Arms, an independent pub in his Streatham constituency:
Yesterday it was announced that The Manor Arms has been taken under control by Broken Foot Inns Ltd, a pub chain. That went well then.