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Unlicensed Street Trading, Islington

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th April 1957.

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Photo of Sir Eric Fletcher Sir Eric Fletcher , Islington East 12:00 am, 11th April 1957

Is the Minister not aware that the borough council is powerless to act in this matter unless the police take action and that this illegal trading is of long standing, causing considerable annoyance to people of the neighbourhood? Will he not consider what further steps can be taken to deal with it?