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Gating Orders

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) gating orders have been made under the provision of section 129A of the Highways Act 1980 and (b) public inquiries have been held into proposed gating orders when objections have been received from members of the public. (207087)

[holding answer 22 May 2008]: Details of the number of “gating orders”, granted for crime or antisocial behaviour purposes under section 129A of the Highways Act 1980 are collected by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs and are provided in the table placed in the House Library. These orders came into force on 1 April 2006. Details of the number of public inquiries that have been held into proposed “gating orders” when objections have been received from members of the public are not collected centrally.