Brentwood Borough Council

Brentwood Borough Council

Quick Links

Skip Navigation | Home page | Site map | Search | Help | Complaints procedure | Disclaimer | Feedback | Access key details
Brentwood Borough Council

FOI 14727

Traveller eviction

Request

How much money has the council spent on evicting illegal traveller encampments over the last five years?

Please may I have this information as a breakdown of each year (January to December) from 2013 to 2017? (Jan.2013-Dec. 2013; Jan. 2014-Dec. 2014 and so on…)

For this year (2017) can I please have this between January and August?

These include clean-up costs, eviction costs and preventative measures.



Response

Further to your FOI request please find below the costs as requested:-

2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18

Legal costs 5690 1,975 3,000 12,571 561
Defence costs 16,276 112,326
ECTU Costs 3,231

5,690 1,975 19,276 128,128 561


By Calendar Year (As requested)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Legal costs 4,485 3,180 3,000 12,571 561
Defence costs 2,665 125,937
ECTU Costs 1,616 1,616

4,485 3,180 5,665 140,124 2,177

No costs can be directly attributed to clean up as the work is carried out by council employees as and when required.