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Councils fail to justify large fees for licensing pet shops

Only one council could justify its £300+ fee for issuing a pet shop licence, an investigation by the Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association found.

Twenty councils which charge £300 or more for a pet shop licence – identified through an earlier Freedom of Information request by OATA – were asked to give a breakdown of the costs involved in coming up with the fee.

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