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Travelling People: Caravan Sites

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what targets for numbers of additional Traveller pitches have been proposed in the most recent version of each regional spatial strategy; and what period of time is proposed for meeting this target in each such strategy. (292805)

The number of additional Gypsy and Traveller pitches needed in each region, and the proposed time frame, is as follows:

Draft regional spatial strategies

Strategy

Time frame

Pitches

North-West

2007-2021

1,390

Yorkshire and Humber

n/a

Pitch figures being worked up

West Midlands

2007-2017

1,183

South-East

2006-2016

1,064

South-West

2006-2011

1,634

London

2007-2017

538

Finalised regional spatial strategies

Strategy

Time frame

Pitches

East of England

2008-2021

1,237

North-East

2008-2021

166

North-West

2008-2021

No pitch figures

Yorkshire and Humber

2008-2026

255

East Midlands

2009-2026

883

South-East

2006-2026

No pitch figures

London

2011-2031

No pitch figures