Gypsies and Travellers — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:13 am on 16th February 2012.

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Photo of Lord Tebbit Lord Tebbit Conservative 11:13 am, 16th February 2012

My Lords, should there not be an assumption that those of us who live at a fixed abode cannot have the advantages of also living in a caravan and wandering around? Equally, should not those who want to wander around and live a nomadic life accept that there are disadvantages to it and not expect us to divvy up in some way or another to subsidise them?