Street Trading

In July we reported on a private Members bill to amend schedule 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 by proposing to replace “or offering for sale of any article” with “offering or providing for sale of any article or service”.

Government Response to National Applicability of LicencesFollowing its consultation earlier this year on the possible national applicability of licences, the Government has now published its response

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (Amendment) BillThe Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (Amendment) Bill, presented to Parliament on 10 July 2013, is a private Members Bill introduced by Dan Rogerson MP. 

Street Trading Law Reform

Street Trading and Pedlary Laws: A joint consultation on draft regulations to repeal the Pedlars Acts (UK wide) and make changes to the street trading legislation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland


Street Trading (Outside London)

Street trading legislation regulates the sale or offering for sale of anything or service (London) in a street.  Street trading is different from peddling in a number of ways but primarily a pedlar is an itinerant seller where as a street trader sells goods from a pitch.  Currently the Police is responsible for the licensing of pedlars whereas local authorities are responsible for the regulation of street trading.


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