vagrancy act

Peers vote to scrap the Vagrancy Act in controversial government bill
Vagrancy Act

Peers vote to scrap the Vagrancy Act in controversial government bill

The almost-200 year old legislation which criminalises rough sleeping could soon be axed after peers voted to amend the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill by a majority of 43 votes.

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping
Vagrancy Act

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping

Repealing the Vagrancy Act looks set to be left out of Priti Patel’s controversial policing bill after Lords amendment is refused.

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