HC Deb 24 June 1974 vol 875 cc349-50W
Mr. Edge

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will seek powers to set a date by which all local authorities must fulfil their responsibilities under the Caravan Sites Act 1968.

Mr. Oakes

A statutory time limit is not practicable since the provision of accommodation will remain a continuing responsibility. But I will certainly bear in mind the desirability of target dates in our current review of the whole gipsy problem.

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