Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has the following markets: Newry, Kilkeel, Crossmaglem, Castlewellan, Downpatrick
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: Council has no specific policy on 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 Mr Fintan Quinn, email: firstname.lastname@example.org and Mr Kevin Scullion email: email@example.com