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News: Westminster Bylaw Proposal Update

Westminster drops rough sleeping byelaw

Following sustained campaigning from the Simon Community and a wide range of other organisatons, Westminster Council has decided to drop its proposed bye law making rough sleeping a criminal offense in parts of the borough.  There remains a threat to the operation of our outreach work in the Borough and we are committed to finding a way to keep these running in the best way possible.  However, this is a very positive step.  In the meantime we would like to say an enormous thank you to all those who campaigned and 'lay down' for themselves over the last few months!

See the flashmob film here and the BBC news coverage

Placed by Admin on   16 May 2011
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