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Kemptown MP discusses traveller encampments with Brighton Police Chief

Sarah Green March 11, 2015

Last week, Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, met with Neville Kemp, the Chief Superintendent of Brighton and Hove Police. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of a High Court injunction on unauthorised traveller encampments in the city, and the threat of even more encampments in the city this summer. Following recent calls for Brighton and Hove City Council to follow the example set by Harlow Council and Essex County Council, Mr Kirby met with the Chief Superintendent of Brighton and Hove Police to discuss whether a High Court injunction here in Brighton could make the policing of unauthorised traveller encampments easier.

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