Walsall Council has the following markets: Walsall, Willenhall and Bloxwich markets. Darlaston market is outsourced and run by a private contractor
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: Whilst our current policy does not contain fur as a prohibited item, our list is not exhaustive and can be changed from time to time.
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 Christopher Jones , Portfolio holder, Clean and green, email: firstname.lastname@example.org