Issue details

To seek approval to draft, consult upon and publicise a gated Public Spaces Protection Order in relation to antisocial behaviour, pursuant to powers contained in sections 59 to 65 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing At 2014

The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 enacted powers to create Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs).  The purpose of a PSPO is to stop individuals or groups committing anti-social behaviour in a public space.  They are designed to ensure the law-abiding majority can use and enjoy public spaces, without having to experience anti-social behaviour.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/01/2017

Open/Exempt: Open;

Decision due: 15 February 2017 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member: Customer Experience and Innovation, Executive Member: Leisure and Tourism, Executive Member: Environmental Services

Contact: Nik Hardy, Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Performance and Economic Strategy) Email:, Sharon Sewell, Chief Officer (Place and Governance) and Monitoring Officer Email:

Background2: That the Executive approve the initiation of a public consultation on the creation of a Public Spaces Protection Order within St Michael’s ward, gating the area between the Cumberland Building Society on Murray Road and Argos on Upton Street in Workington


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