Plans to relax Sunday trading hours could hit a speed bump after a group said it plans to launch legal action to block the move.
The Government has been issued with a “letter before action” from the Keep Sunday Special campaign group, according to the Telegraph.
The letter sets out plans for a future Judicial Review on the proposals to allow councils to allow shops to open longer on Sundays.
The group claims the Government has used outdated evidence for the review into the shakeup and has not published an assessment of its impact on family life.
A spokesman for the Keep Sunday Special campaign said: “We do not enter into this action lightly, and do so with a heavy heart.
“There are fundamental flaws in the process that the Government has taken and full consideration is needed, not the inadequate process that has taken place to date.”