Hartlepool Borough Council has the following markets: Thursday Open Market; Hartlepool Show; Waterfront Festival; Christmas Light 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: We currently have no policies or conditions to prevent 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 Councillor Kevin Cranney, Chair of Regeneration Services Committee, email: kevin.Cranney@hartlepool.gov.uk