PSPOs

Councils levy over £1m fines for COVID offences

18/06/2021

Councils have issued over £1m in fines to businesses for COVID offences, an investigation has unveiled.

Councils taking ‘zero tolerance’ approach to community posters

25/11/2019

Nearly half of councils remove all posters put up by community groups, a new investigation has revealed.

Liberty to bring legal challenge against Legal Aid Agency

23/10/2018

A civil liberties group will take the Government to court over its refusal to provide legal aid to those wishing to challenge councils over their use of anti-social behaviour legislation.

Ealing Council is first to approve abortion clinic safe zone

11/04/2018

Ealing has become the first council in the UK to introduce a ‘safe zone’ around an abortion clinic.

Nearly half of councils using powers to ban anti-social behaviour

31/07/2017

More than 100 councils have used new powers to curb a range of anti-social behaviour – from begging to swearing – in a 16-month time period, according to a new report.

Council to use PSPOs to ‘crackdown’ on dog walkers

28/03/2017

A London borough is looking to crackdown on professional dog walkers after complaints dogs are spoiling the area’s parks.

Somerset considers banning drones

22/08/2016

A council in the South West is considering introducing a PSPO in order to ban the use of drones in public places.

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