Colin Finch National president, National Federation of Retail Newsagents
Sir; The National Federation of Retail Newsagents was surprised by the resignation of Sir Menzies Campbell as leader of the Liberal Democrats this week. Sir Menzies has been a great ally of the NFRN and is known for his conviction in protecting local communities and independent retailers. We would like to wish him every success in his next venture, in which it is certain he will remain the man of ethical decisions and fair play he has been so far. Sir Menzies knew that encouraging trade from local people for local people is one of the cornerstones of sustainable communities. We are certain his successor will carry on the banner of these fair-for-all principles.