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Petition opposes public space protection orders in Southampton PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 March 2016 12:57

Homeless detail by SLR Jester under CC2A new petition opposing public space protection orders in Southampton, which petitioners say "pose a threat to civil liberties and [criminalise] homelessness and begging," has been launched on website 38 Degrees.


It has some 630 signatures at the time of writing.

A previous petition, now closed, gained 216 signatures.

The council is due to decide on introducing the controversial measures in various city zones at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday (March 15 - item 9).

Labour's Cabinet Member for Housing and Sustainability will be seeking authority to introduce the orders.

The petition is here.

Previously: PSPOs: solving problems or 'criminalising poverty'

Image cropped from an original photo under CC2 by SLR Jester

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