your liberty and freedom is the subject of government consultation - don't let them confuse you  - inform yourself


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Pedlars send enquiries concerning incidents and problems to for advice and response and whilst administrators are not legally qualified their responses are intended to assist clarification of legal and other points.

References, links & videos illustrate the diversity of issues that form the day to day of pedlary so send your information and or enquiry to add to the article titles below.

update 18 Oct 2013:

In October 2013 was informed that "there have been staff changes in the Consumer and Competition directorate at BIS and Paul Bland has recently taken over responsibility for pedlars and street trading policy [2007 Dennison then 2009 Branton & Onikosi et al]... he seeks detailed account of difficulties experienced by pedlars and is keen to engage with the pedlar community before finalising policy details". These articles have been extracted from archives with some details redacted and are published to inform BIS that the consultation to date has proposed no viable resolution to the many real concerns of pedlars.


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1 28 January 2016 - Swindon PSPO prohibition
2 3 March 2016 - Oxford Summons withdrawn
3 25 November 2015 - Oxford PSPO affects pedlary
4 5 March 2016 - Chelmsford CSO ignorance of pedlars rights
5 4 February 2016 - Sussex Police 'fees & victuals' issue
6 9 February 2011 - Scrutiny of Police National Legal Database - PNLD
7 20 October 2014 - Scrutiny of Metropolitan Police & Pedlary
8 1 Oct 2014 -Institute of Justice - Streets of Dreams
9 9 February 2013 - Pedlar letter to Charles Hendry MP
10 16 December 2013 - Door-to-door Selling
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