Consultation: Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments
STRENGTHENING POLICE POWERS TO TACKLE UNAUTHORISED ENCAMPMENTS
The Home Office has issued a new consultation on strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments. The consultation covers criminalising the act of trespassing, broadening the existing categories of criminal trespass and broadening police powers to deal with trespassers. The main consultation document can be found here.
The consultation runs from 5th November 2019 to 5th March 2020.
Consultation enquiries and how to respond can be found in the main consulation document.