§ Mr. Richard Wainwright
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many caravan sites are officially registered in each respective region of the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Freeson
The latest available information is for early 1975 and is as follows:
Region Number of sites registered* England South East … 1,848 East Anglia … 680 South West … 969 West Midlands … 438 East Midlands … 500 Yorks and Humberside … 240 North West … 303 North … 135 Wales … Scotland No figures are available for Northern Ireland. *Registered sites containing mobile homes occupied by permanent residents. Figures are not available centrally for sites catering exclusively for seasonal or recreational caravans. †Sites with at least three homes permanently occupied.