Proposed Rochdale Town Centre Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Variation and Extension

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Closes 4 Jul 2021

Collection of monies for commercial or charitable purposes

No one can take part in collecting or asking for money for commercial or charitable purposes, unless authorised by Rochdale Borough Council.

Draft legal prohibition: No person shall at any time engage in or knowingly cause or permit the collection or soliciting of money for commercial or charitable purposes whether by way of immediate payment or the seeking of a standing order or direct debit authority, unless they are in possession of a written authorisation for face to face fundraising issued by Rochdale Borough Council.

1. Do you think people asking for and/or collecting money in the street in the public areas in the map for charitable or commercial collections is a problem?
2. Has asking for money and/or collecting money for commercial or charitable collections had a negative impact on you enjoying the public areas shown on the map (As shown on the PSPO restricted area map)?
3. Do you think asking for money and/or collecting money for commercial or charitable collections has improved or worsened over the past 3 years?
4. Do you agree we should stop people from asking for money and/or collecting money for commercial or charitable collections in the area shown in the PSPO restricted area map?
5. If you have any additional comments about this subject please let us know

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