Response to UK Government consultation on trespass

In late 2019 and early 2020 the UK Government conducted a consultation entitled “Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments” – following a pledge in the Conservatives’ pre-election manifesto to “make intentional trespass a criminal offence”. While this measure is ostensibly aimed at traveller encampments, there has been widespread concern in the outdoors community about … Read more