Roe is 100% correct. Physical businesses are being severely damaged whilst online retailers pay no business rates and as often as not are based in tax light countries.
Roe is set to go to the Lords so let's hope she continues the battle there.
This is a battle that RBKC should have joined.
One person who is fuming about her elevation is Pooter Cockell.
When the Dame bumped into him at the Earls Court Society Christmas bash she asked him if he had sent 'Pippa' a note of congratulation. She deemed it safer not to await his reply....
Hell hath no fury like a Pooter scorned.