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Gypsies and Travellers

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions East Sussex Constabulary (a) has and (b) has not moved on illegally parked Gypsies and Travellers in each of the last five years. (116552)

Sussex police do not hold data on the number of times Travellers have been moved or the decision taken not to move them in a central location. All such decisions are authorised by a superintendent or chief superintendent rank and the rationale recorded. On east Sussex division, since October 2006, Travellers have been moved on three occasions and a decision not to move Travellers has been made on another three occasions.