Darlington Borough Council has the following markets: Darlington market (operated by Market Asset Management).
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: Darlington Council do not allow fur trading on Darlington Market Stalls. This is administered through initial application process, and regular stall checks can call in trading standards if we suspect any problems.
However, we are unaware of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.
Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Chris McEwan, Deputy Leader and Economy and Regeneration Portfolio, email: email@example.com