Soup run ban in Westminster

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-03-23
Session date: 
March 23, 2011
Reference: 
2011/0768
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Will you support the broad-based alliance of homelessness, religious and community organisations that is fighting the proposed ban on soup runs and rough sleeping in Westminster?

Answer

Answer for Soup run ban in Westminster

Answer for Soup run ban in Westminster

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Westminster is not banning rough sleeping or soup runs across the whole of the Borough. It is consulting on a proposed byelaw relating to a very specific and defined area. It is therefore an issue for the City of Westminster and not the Mayor.