The question that was asked:
Do you feel the government should be providing more economic incentives to small retailers in the Algarve as they struggle to compete with large shopping centres?
76% voted Yes
16% voted No
8% voted Don’t Know
AN OVERWHELMING majority of online readers said that the government should be providing more economic incentives to small retailers in the Algarve as they struggle to compete with large shopping centres.
A total of 76 per cent of voters believe the government is not doing enough to support these retailers, while 16 per cent believed the government should not intervene and eight per cent were unsure or did not have an opinion.
The Resident runs an online poll every week – log on to our site and you will find the current question on the right hand side of the page. Voting runs from each Tuesday for a week. Your vote will be registered as soon as you click and you will see in an instant how your vote has affected the poll.
This week’s online poll question is:
Does the Algarve need two new crematoriums?
Register your vote now on the poll located on the right side of this page.