Perth & Kinross Council

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Saint Ann's Lane Perth Scotland PH1 5SU GB

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

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Woodhill House, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB 71.35 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Cunninghame House, Irvine KA12 8EE, Scotland, UK 72.37 mi

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

However, they also stated:

It is not a question of ‘allowing’ stall holders to sell these items. There is no legal basis to stop them.

And:

Your offer of a recommended form of words is not accepted. There would be no possibility of the Licensing Committee imposing such conditions.

We have sought clarification from them on several occasions without response.

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Aberdeen City, United Kingdom 72.58 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

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KA7 1DR 79.74 mi

South Ayrshire Council has the following markets: Burnfest and The Holy Fair Armed Forces Day

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:  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 Cllr Brian McGinley, email: Brian.McGinley@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

Inverness IV3 5NX, United Kingdom 80.44 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT 80.73 mi

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

Elgin IV30 1BX, United Kingdom 86.7 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom 91.79 mi

As the Licensing Authority, it is responsible for processing applications for Market Operators Licence.

The Council does not prohibit 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 the Council, email:  Contact@dumgal.gov.uk

 

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