§ 18. Hugh Robertson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will bring forward legislation to increase police powers with regard to the rights of residency of travellers. 
§ Mr. Denham
As we announced last week we intend to bring forward additional eviction powers for police, linked to site provision, to deal with unauthorised camping by Gypsies and Travellers. Proposals will be brought forward as soon as a legislative opportunity arises.