HC Deb 13 January 1976 vol 903 cc113-4W
Sir George Young

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the following information in respect of gipsy caravan sites operated by each London borough: (i) name of borough, (ii) area of site, (iii) number of pitches, (iv) capital cost of (a) land and (b) works, (v) estimated annual running costs, including debt charges in the latest available year, and (vi) whether the site is permanent or temporary; how many boroughs have been exempted from the provisions of the Caravan Sites Act; and how many are still seeking exemption.

Mr. John Silkin

22 London boroughs have each provided one official gipsy site, either permanent or temporary pending permanent provision. The details are set out below. Information about the areas of the sites and their capital and running costs is not available. No London borough has been granted exemption from the duty to provide accommodation and no application for exemption is currently under consideration by the Secretary of State.

London Borough No. of Pitches Permanent (P) or Temporary (T)
Barking 16 P
Barnet 12 T
Bexley 15 P
Bromley 12 P
Croydon 15 P
Ealing 16 T
Enfield 15 P
Greenwich 54 P
Hammersmith 10 T
Harrow 15 P
Havering 16 P
Hillingdon 22 T
Hounslow 15 T
Kensington and Chelsea 10 T
Kingston upon Thames 15 T
Lewisham 15 T
Merton 15 P
Newham 14 P
Redbridge 16 P
Richmond upon Thames 16 P
Sutton 15 P
Waltham Forest 16 P

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