Councillors have voiced concerns over rogue markets operating illegally in the city, which shop owners claim are damaging their trade.
Members of Bradford Council’s Regulatory and Appeals Committee yesterday called for a report on possible action to clamp down on unlawful bazaars operating without planning permission or market licences.
A petition, with 79 signatures, was submitted to the authority in December calling for “clear and unambiguous rules” over the opening of markets in the district, which it claimed were having a detrimental effect on long-standing businesses due to unfair competition.
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