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Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 119623, tabled on 14 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to oral contribution of the Minister for Housing and Planning on 24 October 2017, Official Report, column 53WH, what the timetable is for the consultation on the use of powers to move unauthorised encampments; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

21 December 2017

As I stated in the House on 9 October 2017 (Official Report, Column 77), we will issue a consultation on the effectiveness of powers to deal with unauthorised development and encampments. We are finalising the document with the Home Office and Ministry of Justice, and we will publish the consultation shortly.