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Public Protection Service (Environmental Health, Licensing and Trading Standards) Update

Report of the Director of Markets & Consumer Protection

Minutes:

The Group received a report of the Director of Port Health and Public Protection that detailed enforcement activity around three main priority areas: Acquisitive Crime, Anti-Social Behaviour and the Night Time Economy.

 

The Director of Port Health and Public Protection explained that there were no significant trends to note.

 

The Director of Port Health and Public Protection explained that cooperation with Southwark had taken place over illegal street trading, with an agreement hoped to be signed and returned by them within the next week.  He explained that Nut Sellers and Ice Cream Vans had been successfully combatted, but that additional funding would be used to focus on the Thames’ bridges.  The Commissioner explained that operation Callisto which focused on countering illegal traders would commence at 10am on 1 June, running 7 days a week.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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