“Richmond is frustrated by the PM’s ‘lack of empathy’ in the face of the closures

In a recent interview on LBC, Rishi Sunak spoke about visiting a brewery in London, where he was told business was booming and visitor numbers were high.

In his own constituency, a microbrewery has announced it is the latest in a string of businesses facing closure.

Small business owners have spoken out about how they think Rishi Sunak would “shrug off” their problems.

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Paul Harrison, chairman of the Original Richmond Business and Tourism Association, said the business owners he spoke to had questions for their MP to answer.

He said, “Considering that Rishi Sunak’s mother was a pharmacist and ran her own business, surely he understands the costs involved?”

“We want to know what he will do to help those who are struggling and still struggling with Covid, rising energy prices and the cost of living crisis.

“Secondly, does he recognize that this is related to Brexit?

“Isn’t he aware that import costs have increased and what logistical challenges companies have to deal with? All that extra paperwork because of Brexit?

“I was listening to his LBC interview the other day and he had visited a brewery in London and people had told him business was booming.

“It’s ironic that the latest company in trouble in his constituency is a microbrewery.

“Can he tell the difference between London companies and those here in Richmond?”

When asked what business owners in Richmond would like to say to Rishi Sunak, he replied that they wanted “acknowledgment” for the issues they faced.

Mr Harrison added: “The comments on the LBC interview all said he showed a complete lack of empathy.

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“I feel that some of the points that have been made regarding the issues facing companies have simply been dismissed.

“Either he doesn’t understand what’s happening or he’s just not interested.

“Listen to us, Rishi!”

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