HC Deb 05 April 1990 vol 170 c782W
Mr. Cartwright

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his most recent estimate of the number of traveller caravans in the Greater London area which are not based on permanent sites provided under the Caravan Sites Act; and what were his similar estimates for each of the past five years.

Mr. Chope

Estimates of the number of caravans in Greater London on unauthorised sites are:

January 1985 209
January 1986 638
January 1987 550
January 1988 450
January 1989 391
January 1990 318