Press Release 23 December 2011 - Lords caution councils Print


Lords caution Councils seeking private bills that harm Pedlary


A Special Report HL Paper 242 from the House of Lords Select Committee on four private Street Trading bills published 20th December found no justification for those Councils seeking penalties of Seizure, Confiscation and Forfeiture against ambulant traders known as pedlars – such measures were stripped from the bills as disproportionate. The Report sends a strong message to other Councils and Local Authorities that may consider pursuing similar private street trading legislation.


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