Monthly Archives: March 2011

The byelaw (part six)

(sorry this post was done on my mobile) As previously mentioned on twitter and this blog, the soup runs that offer clothing are targeted by individuals and organised gangs collecting things for street trading. One of the biggest arguments put … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part five)

One of the arguments that keeps being brought up against the soup runs closing is that it will lead to the homeless having to steal food and this will have a big impact on the businesses that operate in Westminster.  … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part four)

The next point is a difficult one that people might disagree with strongly but I think is really important.  It’s to do with the status of homeless people and the way that sometimes acts of charity can reinforce their sense … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part three)

[Small point – I missed two locations for soup runs.  Sunday under waterloo bridge north side – two soup runs come at lunchtime.  Waterloo bridge south side Wednesday about 8pm.  There are other groups that go to the waterloo area … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part two)

The most pressing concern is to separate out the issues. There are two parts to the byelaw: the banning of the distribution of food and the banning of sleeping or lying down in a certain defined area of Westminster. Although, … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part one)

I think it is safe to say by now that no real debate is going to come about in relation to the proposed byelaw banning soup runs from operating in a small area of Westminster and additionally to lying down … Continue reading

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