§ Mr. Colvin
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether those people encamped outside the air base of Greenham common will be liable for the community charge.
§ Mr. Chope
All adults unless exempt are liable to pay the personal community charge to the local council in whose area they are mainly resident. Persons may be exempt if they have no fixed abode. It is for the community charges registration officer of Newbury district council to determine whether some residents near Greenham common are permanently there, have another main residence elsewhere, or are genuinely of no fixed abode.