Dundee City Council

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50 North Lindsay Street Dundee Scotland DD1 1QA GB

Dundee City Council has the following markets: monthly Farmers’ Markets,  pop-up market element during some events.

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 permit any stall holders to sell real fur.  All traders at our events are subject to an application process through our Environmental Health teams which requires the operators to list the products they intend to sell.  Markets are then inspected by both Environmental Health and Trading Standards officers before and during selling to ensure that vendors are compliant at all times.
 
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 Councillor Stewart Hunter,  Licensing Committee Convener,  email: stewart.hunter@dundeecity.gov.uk

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Angus, United Kingdom 16.6 mi

Angus Council has the following markets: The Town House, Montrose; Forfar Mart, Strathmore Hall; Peel Farm, Lintrathen; St Vigeans Hall Arbroath; Panmure Hotel, Monifieth; Arbroath Community Centre; Glamis Castle Grounds; Precint, High Street Arbroath

Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:

Here is Angus Council’s response to our FoI 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 prohibit the sale of real fur.

 

The Council allows the sale of fur.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt an official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Craig Fotheringham, Convenor Civic Licensing Committee, email: cllrfotheringham@angus.gov.uk

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom 17.88 mi

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI 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:  There is no stipulation made prohibiting the sale of real fur.

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 enquiries@pkc.gov.uk

KY7 5LT 19.71 mi

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

Haddington EH41 3HA, United Kingdom 35.71 mi

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

Edinburgh EH8 8BG, United Kingdom 36.03 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Alloa FK10 1EB, United Kingdom 39.41 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
EH22 0BR 39.67 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Stirling FK8 2ET, United Kingdom 44 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Howden South Road Livingston United Kingdom EH54 6FF 44.67 mi

West Lothian Council has the following markets: Ground Lease to Spook Market Bathgate.

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:   West Lothian Council do not allow stall holders to sell real fur.

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 Mr Paul Kettrick, Corporate Estates Manager,  email: paul.kettrick@westlothian.gov.uk

FK1 2HA 45.6 mi

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

Woodhill House, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB 57.19 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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East Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom 57.87 mi

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI 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: Apart from alcohol there are no restrictions on what is sold at markets..  There are no policies/agreements covering this subject.

The Council allows the sale of fur.

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 Vaughan Moody, Joint Leader of the Council, email: vaughan.moody@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

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Aberdeen City, United Kingdom 58.14 mi

Aberdeen City Council has the following markets: Indoor Market Hall, a number of street markets, Aberdeen Country Fair.

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? 

A:  There is currently no restriction in relation to the sale of fur on Street Trader or Market Operator Licences. In terms of Licensing we do not have any policies in relation to the sale of fur or have any animal welfare charter.   We do not specifically allow street traders or market operators or their stall holders to sell fur products. We do not have a list of items which licence holders can and cannot sell.

 

The Council allows the sale of fur. They did not respond to our offer to send them our Fur Free Markets policy.

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 Councillor Reynolds., Licensing Committee Chair, email: reynolds@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Motherwell ML1 1AB, United Kingdom 60.74 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA 62.09 mi

Scottish Borders Council has the following markets: Hawick Market and Peebles Market.

Scottish Borders Council do not actually run any Markets but we do own and leases two market sites to Market Operators who run the Markets themselves.

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:  Nothing specific in the Lease Terms. The tenants are required to obtain a Market Operators Licence as part of the lease.
The Council allows the sale of fur. They have refused to even consider our Fur Free Policy.

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 Aitchison, Neighbourhoods and Locality Services Executive Member, email: saitchison@scotborders.gov.uk

Almada Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA 62.69 mi

South Lanarkshire Council has the following markets:  Christmas events each year and in Lanark there is a Christmas market.

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:   The Council does not have a policy on whether or not to sell real fur at markets

The Council allows the sale of fur.

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 John Ross, Leader of the Council, email: johnm.ross@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

G5 9EJ 64.74 mi

Glasgow Council has the following markets: licence Market Operators and Street Traders.  The Public Register can be viewed by appointment at the Service Desk, 40 John Street, Glasgow. 

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:  The Council licence Market Operators and Street Traders.  Currently there is no condition in their licence that prohibits the sale of real fur items. 

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 Councillor Angus Millar, Economic Growth, email: angus.millar@glasgow.gov.uk

Glasgow G46 6UG, United Kingdom 68.59 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1AN 69.96 mi

Renfrewshire Council has the following markets:  Food Festival, British Pipe Band, Sma’ Shot, Barshaw Gala Day, Renfrew Gala Day, Spree, Halloween, Fireworks, Christmas Lights switch-on, Fireworks

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:   Renfrewshire Council has no specific guidance that covers this.

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 Councillor Iain Nicholson, Leader of the Council, email: cllr.iain.nicolson@renfrewshire.gov.uk

Dumbarton G82 3PU, United Kingdom 70.91 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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