Decision details

Referral from Scrutiny Committee - Review of Pay Day Loan Businesses

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Scrutiny Committee,

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A light touch review to explore what the Council can do to tackle inappropriate lending and mitigate its negative impact on Harlow residents. Potentially to include an exploration of hire-purchase lenders


RESOLVED that the construction of an appropriate development management policy aimed at controlling, in so far as planning powers will allow, pay day loan shops in Harlow is pursued as part of the future Local Plan.

Publication date: 11/12/2015

Date of decision: 10/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/12/2015

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