FOI request (FOIR-169259453)
Requested Tue 21 January 2020
Responded Tue 07 April 2020
Please provide the following information in the form of an Excel document if you can:
1: A yearly breakdown from 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2019 of the number of additional sites built for Gypsies and travellers in your area.
2: Does your authority have a Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Need Assessment for new pitches?
3: What is the need identified by your authority's Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Need Assessment for new pitches, and what period does this GTANA cover?
4: How many sites have been identified by your authority for its up to date 5 year 'supply of specific deliverable sites'?
5: A yearly breakdown from 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2019 of many times you have obtained injunctions preventing unauthorised camping.
Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding, we have been experiencing problems with our software.
Q1 - No sites have been constructed in this time period.
Q2 - Yes, the current Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Need Assessment (GTAA) which was undertaken in 2012. A new GTAA will be undertaken in support of a new Local Plan which is currently in development.
Q3 - The 2012 GTAA identified a requirement for 2 pitches permanent pitches up to 2016. A site is identified to meet this requirement in the adopted Local Plan - site FB10. It is yet to developed.
Q4 - One site, site FB10, has been identified.
Q5 - We have not applied for any injunctions for this period.
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