Because they are refusing to create exclusion zones and ministers don’t act upon anti-vaxxer school gate crowds, Ministers have failed to take action

  • Public Spaces Protection Orders take several weeks for implementation
  • PSPOs should also be open to consultations from all sides prior to being established
  • According to the Government, PSPOs must be approved by local authorities to prevent protestors from anti-vax laws.










 The Government refused last night to implement exclusion zones around schools to stop anti-vaxxers lobbying children.

Pressure has mounted to allow head teachers and councils to ‘rapidly create’ exclusion zones using Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) after the Daily Mail’s investigation into anti-vax protests at schools.

Currently, PSPOs cannot be used to stop anti-vaxxers because they can take several weeks for them to put into effect while authorities allow time to consult from all sides.

But a government spokesman said: ‘It is up to local authorities to issue Public Spaces Protection Orders if a protest is persistent, unreasonable or harming the quality of life of those in the local area.

‘There is no minimum time requirement for local authorities to consult on issuing a PSPO.’

Children as young as 12 can be vaccinated to protect them from Covid - a move that has angered some anti-vaxxers and led to protests outside schools

To protect against Covid, children as young as 12 years old can get vaccinated – an action that angered anti-vaxxers who were subsequently protested outside school.

Labour believes it can streamline the consultation to hear from just the affected school, the local council leader and the local chief constable, and says it simply requires the Home Secretary to amend the 2014 Antisocial Behaviour Act, which would ‘take less than an hour’.

Saturday’s Mail exposed former school governor Francesca Dill, 32, who runs anti-vax group Outreach Worldwide, which has picketed more than 100 schools, targeting youngsters at the gates falsely claiming that the jab is ‘deadly’ and could leave girls infertile.

Saturday’s Mail exposed former school governor Francesca Dill, 32, who runs anti-vax group Outreach Worldwide, which has picketed more than 100 schools

Saturday’s Mail exposed former school governor Francesca Dill, 32, who runs anti-vax group Outreach Worldwide, which has picketed more than 100 schools

On Instagram, the group posted videos that promoted its delusional message. While the Instagram giant pulled down most of our footage, the clips that showed the group intimidating headmasters are still visible.

Outreach Worldwide also continued to organize protests yesterday on Telegram, an encrypted messaging service.

Thousands of anti-vaxxers marched on London’s Oxford Street on Saturday with placards comparing the government to Nazis and claiming the jab gives you ‘brain damage’.

Yesterday saw 40,004 cases of coronavirus in Britain and 61 deaths after a positive test.

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