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Unauthorised encampments in Harlow

EDM (Early Day Motion) 779: tabled on 22 July 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the problems that unauthorised encampments can cause in communities such as a rise in anti-social behaviour and illegal activities such as fly-tipping; further recognises the distinct challenge Harlow will face due to the Council’s decision to withdraw an application to extend the existing injunction against unauthorised encampments; notes that Harlow has seen over 100 unauthorised encampment sites set up over recent years; and calls on the Government to increase police powers for dealing with unauthorised encampments.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.