Trouble in store?

TV celebrity Mary Portas has sparked a row by appearing to threaten a public meeting in Margate that unless they allowed her television cameras in - she would withdraw her help from the town.

The self styled 'Queen of Shops' has been involved in a Government backed scheme to award twelve UK towns £100,000 for regeneration, but Miss Portas said her help came hand in hand with the cameras. Sarah Saunders reports.


Mary Portas threat to Margate

The retail queen has worried some residents by saying they have to accept documentary cameras in town along with £100,000 in regeneration funding.