Blaenau Gwent Borough Council has the following markets: weekly markets in Abertillery, Ebbw Vale & Brynmawr
Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:
Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.
A: We do not have a policy regarding Market Traders selling real fur products. However, if our attention was brought to such an incident, Officers would liaise with colleagues in Trading Standards for advice.
The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.
Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Garth Collier, Executive member for Environment, email:Garth.Collier@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk .