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Government considering extending police powers to disperse illegal traveller camps

Almost 4,000 unauthorised caravan sites were recorded last year.

Scores of people were ejected from Dale Farm in Basildon, Essex after losing a decade-long legal fight over unauthorised development in 2011

Scores of people were ejected from Dale Farm in Basildon, Essex after losing a decade-long legal fight over unauthorised development in 2011

Date - 9th April 2018
By - JJ Hutber- Police Oracle
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A government review into police and local authority powers to deal with illegal caravan sites has been announced this week. Housing Minister Dominic Raab launched the consultation into unauthorised travellers’ encampments in response to...
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