The Irish Option – Changing the Way Councils Respond to Travellers

Policy product type
Briefing originally posted on LGiU website
Published date
May 10, 2019
Author
Gavin Callaghan, LGiU Associate
Categories
People, Place

Tackling illegal traveller sites has always been highly contentious for councils. The Home Secretary has set out draft measures to make it easier to remove travellers from English land they should not be on and also plans to consider making it a criminal offence to set up illegal encampments.

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