Kilburn bans leafleting in time for the Olympics

Kilburn is following other councils in banning leafleting in time for the Olympics.

Under these powers, people must buy a council licence if they want to hand out leaflets in public spaces.

In other places where these rules have been enacted, they have had a disastrous effect on local groups, particularly grassroots arts organisations, who cannot afford the licence fee.

Leafleting bans also represent an erosion of fundamental freedoms in public spaces. They mean that we can engage with each other only when we have official permission, and a badge on our shoulder.

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Manifesto Club Campaign Against Leafleting Bans: