"Jimmy Jansson (S), chairman of the municipal council in Eskilstuna, sweden, notes that the municipality of Vellinge now scored yes to a different model than the one that Eskilstuna municipality chosen. In Eskilstuna awaits the municipality on a decision from the court on their model with the licensing requirements and fee for the begging to be accepted."
"– In practice, we are trying to accomplish the same thing, but we do it on the basis of existing legislation. Our is for justice, we are waiting for a decision during the winter."
"He believes now that many municipalities will take a closer look at Vellinges model with a ban."
"– We want to see where our proposal takes the road, we have chosen a more complicated path with the licence. But I believe that many municipalities will look at the opportunities that are now available."
"He also says that Eskilstuna kommun has a problem with settlements where the people begging, living in the forest."
"– We contend locally with this. But the politicians in parliament have not taken any initiative, " says Jimmy Jansson."