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Abolish the law on fining and imprisoning the homeless.
background
There are up to 50 local authorities that have public space protection orders (PSPOs) in place. Homeless and vulnerable people are routinely fined hundreds of pounds and sent to prison if caught repeatedly asking for money. Local authorities were given strengthened powers by Theresa May in 2014.
additional details
Examples of why we want a change in the Law. Wesley grab from Gloucester City was given a 4 month sentence in 2017 for breaching an order banning him from the city centre. https://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/news/gloucester-news/man-breached-order-stop-him-242853 A homeless man has been left with a court bill of more than £100 after admitting to begging in the streets. https://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/16747836.homeless-man-left-with-100-court-bill-for-begging-in-the-streets-of-carlisle/
created at
2018-11-14T14:31:09.134000+00:00
updated at
2018-11-20T15:31:23.858000+00:00
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