Why are people coming together against anti-trespass laws? Trespass is a civil matter, which means it is between citizens. Making it criminal would mean that the state is involved, that trespass is so bad that the state must morally intervene. The consequences are very real for people who would be convicted: criminal records, fines, prison
“Don’t criminalise trespass” petition to be debated in Parliament on 25th Jan @ 4:30PM (NOW POSTPONED) – A Response to the Petition Committee’s Survey
The petition “Don’t criminalise trespass” has gathered a total of 134 929 signatures. It will be debated on January 25th at 4:30PM (https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300139). The debate will be accessible through the UK Parliament Youtube channel : https://www.youtube.com/UKParliament –> DEBATE POSTPONED On the petition’s page, there is a survey that you can fill in to inform the debate.