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Oxfam Singled Out For Benefiting From Business Rates Relief, Despite Operating More Bookstores Than Waterstones

Posted at 8:06AM Wednesday 05 Mar 2014

A report from a committee of MPs into the future of the retail sector has urged government to tighten up the definition of a charity shop, in response to complaints from other types of shops about charities' business rates relief.

Oxfam had been singled out in evidence given to the Committee for benefiting from "a fantastic range of relief", despite operating more bookstores than Waterstones.

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