Argyll and Bute Council

Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT
1 Kilmory Industrial Estate Kilmory Scotland PA31 8RR GB

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

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Municipal Buildings, Greenock PA15 1LY 26.27 mi

Inverclyde Council has the following markets: Local Gala Days , Annual Bonfire & Fireworks Display & Christmas Light Switch on events all with trading stalls forming part of the event.

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 have never had stall holders selling fur.

However the council has failed to respond to our requests for how they know this and if they would allow it in future.

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 Gerry Dorrian, Chair of General Purposes Board, email: gerry.dorrian@inverclyde.gov.uk

Dumbarton G82 3PU, United Kingdom 33.37 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 40.68 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.

Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1AN 40.81 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

Glasgow G46 6UG, United Kingdom 46.14 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
G5 9EJ 46.68 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

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East Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom 47.24 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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KA7 1DR 49.48 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

Almada Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA 55.82 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

Stirling FK8 2ET, United Kingdom 57.57 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Motherwell ML1 1AB, United Kingdom 58.19 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Council Offices Lugar, Lugar, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, UK 60.24 mi

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

Alloa FK10 1EB, United Kingdom 63.2 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
FK1 2HA 63.87 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 74.31 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

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78.06 mi

The Council says the following about fur being sold on its markets:

Council has no records of any animal fur being sold at the artisan food and craft markets or that sale of animal fur is of concern within the Council area.

However, we have received no evidence of any official policy documents or guidelines prohibiting fur.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by emailing: mayorsoffice@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom 80.73 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

Edinburgh EH8 8BG, United Kingdom 86.65 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
The Braid, 1 – 29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, BT43 5EJ 87 mi

Mid and East Antrim Council has the following markets:

Larne and Ballymena managed by Seven Towers Leisure Centre.

traders are present at the following events:

  • Art in the Park, Larne
  • Halloween at Carnfunnock
  • Christmas Market, Larne

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:  

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has no policy in place with regards to the selling of real fur items at its Markets.

There never has been any fur based products sold at the above events, although fur is not on the ineligible items list on stallholder forms.

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 Philip Thompson, Director of Operations – email: philip.thompson@midandeastantrim.gov.uk .

KY7 5LT 87.31 mi

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

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