Homeless people in Oxford threatened with £2,500 fines

City council under fire after legal notices pinned to rough sleepers’ bags left in shop doorways  The rough sleepers’ belongings were having a detrimental effect on other people’s quality of life, the council notices said. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Homeless people putting their possessions in shop doorways in Oxford have been threatened with fines of up to £2,500. […]

Liberty calls for Oxford City Council to scrap plans for PSPO

Liberty has today delivered a letter to Oxford City Council calling on its leaders to ditch plans to potentially criminalise homeless people and buskers.     A rough sleeper in Oxford city centre   At its meeting this evening, the Council’s executive board will consider proposals to introduce a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO). If […]