Vagrancy Act 1824: consign it to history!

Sharon Hartles

Research output: Non-textual formBlog Post


Sharon Hartles critically discusses how the Vagrancy Act 1824 has been implemented to target and criminalise the most vulnerable members of society. In doing so, she sheds light on why almost 200 years after its enactment, this piece of legislation must be repealed.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2021


  • Vagrancy Act 1824
  • legislation
  • criminalise
  • repeal


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