File photo dated 18/4/12 of retail guru Mary Portas as the Government is to consult on converting some shops into residential property as part of efforts to strengthen the high street, it has ... more 
File photo dated 18/4/12 of retail guru Mary Portas as the Government is to consult on converting some shops into residential property as part of efforts to strengthen the high street, it has announced. less 
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