§ Dr. Stoate
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what measures his Department is taking to tackle the problem of illegal encampments by travellers; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. McNulty
The ODPM is working closely with other Government agencies to develop policies and initiatives towards the management of unauthorised encampments by travellers.
New guidance, issued jointly with the Home Office, on Managing Unauthorised Camping is due to be published later this year.