South Lanarkshire Council

Almada Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA
135 Almada Street Hamilton Scotland ML3 0EX GB

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

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Motherwell ML1 1AB, United Kingdom 2.63 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
G5 9EJ 9.49 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 9.89 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 14.76 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

Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1AN 15.01 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

FK1 2HA 17.11 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 22.04 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

Council Offices Lugar, Lugar, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, UK 22.67 mi

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

Dumbarton G82 3PU, United Kingdom 23.22 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Stirling FK8 2ET, United Kingdom 23.51 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Alloa FK10 1EB, United Kingdom 25.18 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 26.87 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.

Municipal Buildings, Greenock PA15 1LY 29.8 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

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KA7 1DR 31.75 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

Edinburgh EH8 8BG, United Kingdom 35.66 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
EH22 0BR 39.93 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
KY7 5LT 44.47 mi

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

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom 48.89 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

Haddington EH41 3HA, United Kingdom 50.67 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 51.93 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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