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Royal wedding: Windsor council plans 'unattended bedding ban' These are external links and will open in a new window Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"Medieval": Find out what Windsor makes of the royal wedding row A council at the centre of a row over begging ahead of the royal wedding wants to ban people from leaving bedding and belongings "unattended" on its streets. Windsor and Maidenhead Council is proposing to increase fines for anti-social behaviour to £100. The council hopes the "robust strategy" will reduce rough sleepers by 50% by the end of March. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry at Windsor Castle on 19 May. Plans put forward for a new public space protection order (PSPO) by the council include banning people from making "any verbal, non-verbal or written requests for money, including the placing of hats and containers". In the proposals, council officers added that "no person shall, for any duration of time, leave unattended in a public area any bedding, belongings, personal effects or any other material or paraphernalia". A council spokesman told the BBC: "No start date for this consultation has been set and no date has been set for the new strategy to begin." He added that every rough sleeper has complex and personal needs that "we work to address on an individual basis". The leader of Windsor and Maidenhead Council, Simon Dudley, survived a vote of no confidence last month in the continuing row over begging ahead of the royal wedding. Image caption Murphy James, from the Windsor Homeless Project, questioned the council's proposals Mr Dudley previously suggested rough sleepers would put Windsor in a "sadly unfavourable light" when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel.
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