Squatting: Business Premises

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of squatting in commercial premises since the introduction of the criminal provisions contained in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Ministry of Justice does not collect data on the trends in the level of squatting in commercial premises.

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