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Caravans, London

Volume 531: debated on Thursday 29 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he is taking to control the growing number of caravans which are being parked in London streets and used for temporary or semi-permanent residential purposes.

A few instances of caravans used for residential purposes being parked on grass verges and service roads in outer London have come to the notice of the police, but the Commissioner of Police has no reason to think that the practice is increasing. Proceedings are being taken in some cases in which oral warnings have been disregarded.