Rochdale Council drops town centre swearing ban

Rochdale Council drops town centre swearing ban
 

A plan to ban swearing in a town centre has been scrapped after police said it was "unenforceable".
Rochdale Council unveiled proposals for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) earlier this year which included a ban on using foul and abusive language, begging and street drinking.
The swearing ban has now been removed from the order after a consultation.
When the ban was announced, a civil liberties group called it a "staggering misuse of power".
Greater Manchester Police advised the council to drop the swearing ban because of issues with enforcement, adding that... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Regional, Views: 61
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