Supporting our High Streets

Our local shops, pubs and cafes have been decimated by the pandemic, but the Labour/Liberal Democrat Welsh Government were failing our High Streets long before Covid. I want existing and new businesses to be given every opportunity for success.

I want to reform the outdated Business Rates system, by bringing in higher relief thresholds to benefit more small businesses and introduce Business Rate Free Zones to our High Streets, to allow our local businesses to compete with internet trade. 

I want to see the Brecon and Radnorshire pound being spent on our High Streets, showcasing fantastic local products. Everyone should support their local pubs, shops and cafés. These businesses are the backbone of our communities.


Local Pubs devastated as they still don’t know when they can re-open

James Evans, Conservative Senedd Candidate met with the Countryside Alliance to support the campaign they have launched here in Wales #UnlockInnWales to save our Pubs.  Their campaign follows revelations in a recent survey of pub landlords that found a staggering 6 in 10 believing they will go ou