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Public Spaces Protection Order - Ashby De La Zouch

Meeting: 01/03/2022 - Cabinet (Item 96)

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The report of the Strategic Director

Presented by the Community Services Portfolio Holder

Additional documents:


The Community Services Portfolio Holder presented the report, setting out the proposed Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).


Members were informed that the PSPO would apply to Ashby Town Centre, the Bath Grounds and Hood Park and that a prohibition would be in place with regards to consumption of alcohol, should this be causing anti social behaviours. It was noted that the PSPO would also include psychoactive substances and would allow police to seize substances on demand.


Members observed that 90% of respondents who took part in the public consultation were in support of the PSPO.


It was moved by Councillor A Woodman seconded by Councillor T Gillard and




The introduction of the Public Spaces Protection Order as set out within Appendix 1 be approved.


Reason for decision: To provide additional powers to the police and council officers in combatting anti-social behaviour involving alcohol and/or psychoactive substances.