Prejudice against good-quality chain retailers is unfair

Sir, Although Costa Coffee’s decision to pull out of Totnes in south Devon might be right for the town, it is worrying that people appear to be demanding that councils are empowered to refuse planning permission to anyone don’t like the look of (, 25.10.12).

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