Travellers: Caravan Sites

(asked on 24th November 2020) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish the Government response to the consultation Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments; and what the timetable is for implementing the conclusions of that response.


Answered by
Kit Malthouse Portrait
Kit Malthouse
Minister of State (Home Office)
This question was answered on 2nd December 2020

We made a clear manifesto commitment to act on the issue of unauthorised encampments and I remain determined to ensure police have the powers they need.

I intend to publish our response to the consultation and to bring forward legislation later this session.

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