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PM to reveal plans revive struggling city ​​centers in Queen’s speech | UK News

Revival plans struggling city ​​centers form key part of queen’s speech next week like prime minister trying move on after his partybad local elections performance.

Boris Johnson will say on Tuesday that he wants to get rid of the main streets of abandoned shop windows and restore “neighborhood pride”, with the councils were given additional powers to make this happen.

Level Up and Regeneration Bill give Councils of England power hold mandatory auctions for rent sure shops who were vacant for more how year are available future tenants.

One in Seven shops vacant, according to the British Retail Consortium, with a whole fifth is empty in northeast.

Many have lost tenants due to high rents and business rates and also drop in demand as buyers move online.

Tips will also have more power to use forced purchase orders for the supply of housing, regeneration schemes and infrastructure.

Other ideas include making street cafes a permanent part of the home. of city ​​centres.

Cafes have become popular during the coronavirus pandemic as restaurants, pubs and bars have been given temporary permission to serve guests. on sidewalks, not indoors.

This permission will made permanent under plans.

Mr. Johnson said, “The main streets up and down the country has long been ravaged by abandoned shop windows because they have been neglected, depriving local residents of their opportunity.

We will fix this by posting power back in arms of local leaders and community so that our cities can be rejuvenated by leveling up opportunity and restoration of neighbors’ pride.”

Level Up Minister Michael Gove said: “By allowing local communities to rent out shops who sat empty for a year or longer, we’ll end the disaster of boarded up shops that messed up some of our great cities across the country for too long”.

Other measures are expected in in package include the Brexit freedom bill to make it easier repeal EU laws and bill of Rights to replace the Human Rights Act.

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