England & Wales Communities and society , Economy and regeneration , Transport and infrastructure , Welfare and equalities

The Irish Option – Changing the Way Councils Respond to Travellers

Summary

Tackling illegal traveller sites has always been highly contentious for councils. The Home Secretary has set out draft measures to make it easier to remove travellers from land they should not be on and also plans to consider making it a criminal offence to set up illegal encampments.

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