Modern legislation protects workers from being forced to work too many hours in a week and individuals have the choice whether to work in a job that requires Sunday working.
Many people work in jobs that require them to work 6 day weeks which leaves them a limited (and hence very busy) period in which do any weekly shopping they require.
Members of the Territorial Army who have conducted a training weekend are left unable to purchase food on a Sunday; they must try to fit this into a week night after another days work.
Current Sunday Trading Laws are outdated and unnecessary. There are no such restrictive laws in Scotland; it works there and it can work elsewhere too. All restrictions should be lifted, businesses should have the freedom to choose their own opening hours and consumers should not be restricted on a Sunday.
In addition this would help encourage retail and help boost our economy!