May 11, 1991 It was no surprise when all sides in the Sunday trading saga despatched scouts into the field during May bank holiday to assess the effects of the latest chapter in the confusing tale. A flood of openings was expected last weekend. It was believed many local authorities would not be prepared to risk taking legal action against offenders after the Appeal Court, which lifted injunctions banning B&Q from opening stores, had also raised the possibility of claims for compensation over lost profits. {{COUNTERPOINT }}