Mr Astarita claimed that town centres with PFRA
agreements see a fall in complaints about chuggers.
A Cardiff council spokesman said: "The deal with the PFRA
means that all charity fundraising organisations have to book through them to fundraise in Cardiff city centre.
We are now working with the PFRA
to ensure best practice at all times.
chief executive Sally de la Bedoyere said: "For a form of fundraising that is so regularly in the limelight, it is vitally important that fundraisers work to the highest possible standards in order to maintain the confidence of the public, media, and central and local government.
The provinces were conscious that in order to protect their hard-earned rights as owners of water resources, they could not permit the federal PFRA
to act as the contemplated agency, but the extent of recent PFRA
investments in water and the existence of potential federal legislative powers over water required them to take federal interests into account.
And even with the pastures established under PFRA
, 75 percent of the native grasslands in prairie Canada has been lost, leaving nesting ducks to crowd into strips of cover where they are far more vulnerable to predators.
He told yesterday's licensing committee: "Other local authorities have entered into voluntary agreements with the PFRA
and we should talk to these councils to see if it works.
is a self-regulatory body funded by 26 members, the majority of which are national charities.
They do have an agreement with PFRA
to keep the menace at bay.
A draft PFRA
is to be submitted to the Environment Agency by June 22, although revisions can be made up to August 19.
spokesman Ian MacQuillin said: "We do not think in a city centre the size of Liverpool, six fundraisers spread over three sites ought to be a problem.
As active members of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA
), we would also like to point out that we have an agreement with Cardiff Town Centre Management to fundraise in the city, and would encourage anyone with any complaint to contact us directly or the PFRA