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Plan to tax big stores will only hurt shoppers

Who does Sammy Wilson think he is? David in a fight with Goliath?

Well, in this case, he will not win. And he will cause the population in general a lot of money.

It is not just Tesco. We also have Asda, Sainsburys, Boots, Homebase, B-amp;Q, Argos, etc. The list goes on.

Yes, this large stores tax will be paid. But it will be passed on to Northern Ireland's shoppers, who will have to pay for the increase.

Some say boycott the big stores. Again, that can have a negative result. It could lead to job losses in the retail sector.

So, Sammy and your well-paid advisers, think again.

It'll be the poor electors who get stung with price rises due to your tax.

THIEPVAL YOUNG

Carrickfergus, Co Antrim

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