Consultations and surveys Wynnstay Grove proposed Public Space Protection Order consultation

Full PSPO proposal

What we’re proposing in the PSPO area

The PSPO could see the following activities prohibited or required in public places around the Marie Stopes UK Manchester Centre, 5 Wynnstay Grove, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6CG.

No person shall in a public place in the Restricted Area other than in the Designated Zone:

  1. protest, namely engage in any act of approval / disapproval or attempted act of approval / disapproval, with respect to issues related to abortion services by any means. This includes but is not limited to graphic, verbal or written means, prayer or counselling.
  2. interfere, or attempt to interfere, whether verbally or physically, with a staff member or service user of the Centre.
  3. intimidate or harass, or attempt to intimidate or harass, a staff member or service user of the Centre.
  4. record or photograph a staff member or service user of the Centre without the explicit consent of that person.
  5. display any text or images relating directly or indirectly to the termination of pregnancy.
  6. distribute any text or images relating directly or indirectly to the termination of pregnancy.
  7. play amplified music, voice or audio recordings with respect to the approval or disapproval of abortion services.

What we’re proposing in the Designated Zone within the Restricted Area

  1. No person shall in a public place in the Restricted Area enter the Designated Zone if the effect of them entering the Designated Zone would result in four or more persons being present in that zone at any time.
  2. No person shall in a public place in the Restricted Area in the Designated Zone display any individual poster, text or image, singularly or collectively greater that one sheet of A3 paper may be displayed within the Designated Zone.
  3. A person shall not in a public place in the Restricted Area in the Designated Zone shout any message or words relating to the approval / disapproval of issues related to abortion services.
  4. A person shall not in a public place in the Restricted Area in the Designated Zone play or use amplified music, voice or audio recordings with respect to the approval or disapproval of abortion services.

These requirements will apply to the whole of the Restricted Area, including the Designated Zone

  1. A person in a public place in the Restricted Area who an Authorised Person or Constable reasonably suspects of breaching any of the prohibitions or requirements in this Order shall, upon valid request of an Authorised Person or Constable, leave the Restricted Area within a reasonable time as specified in writing by that Authorised Person and not return within 24 hours.

    A requirement under this Article is not valid if the Authorised Person or Constable is asked by the person subject to the requirement to show evidence of their authorisation and they fail to do so.
     
  2. A person in a public place in the Restricted Area who an Authorised Person or Constable reasonably suspects of breaching any of the prohibitions or requirements in this Order shall, upon request of that Authorised Person, provide their name, address and date of birth to that Authorised Person.

    A requirement under this Article is not valid if the Authorised Person is asked by the person subject to the requirement to show evidence of their authorisation and they fail to do so.

See why we're consulting on a PSPO

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