Gloucester City Council Cabinet

Safe & Attractive Streets Policy taken to Wednesday Cabinet 20th July 2016.

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhoods seeking approval for the introduction of  a “Safe & Attractive Streets” policy which covers begging, street drinking, rough sleeping and so-called “legal highs”.  Meeting Draft Minutes. Cabinet Papers, agenda, decisions, draft minutes. Public Reports Pack - Safe & Attractive Streets Policy, Agenda Item 7 page 37.

Note: Streets Policy Draft May 2016 presented to the Forum did not include use of the 1824 Vagrancy Act. Interesting comment by Cllr Haigh, Labour, at Public Question Time re Vagrancy Act.

Streets Policy - Letter of Concern and Warning Letter both on Memebers page, Street Policy.


OpenDemocracyUK - The Modern Return of the Vagrancy Law. Article by Joe Hermer, read more

Shelter and PSPO's, read more

Inside Housing, read more

CRISIS Briefing, read more

Right's Guide for Rough Sleepers