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Inquiry continues into Park Homes

19 March 2012

A senior police officer who investigated criminality at a park home site in Worcestershire in 2007 gives evidence today about the adequacy and operation of the law as it relates to park homes. Selected councils, trading standards officers and site owners also give evidence on the licensing, operation and policing of park homes.

Witnesses

Location:  The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

4.00 pm

  • Detective Inspector Mark Colquhoun, West Mercia Police
  • Lyn Collins, Regulatory Services, Consumer Protection and Investigations Team Leader, Cheshire West and Chester Council
  • Katie Hooper, Private Sector Housing Team Leader, Bromsgrove District Council

4.50 pm (approximately)

  • Martin Fisher, Trading Standards Officer, Cornwall County Council
  • Clive Phillips, Trading Standards Officer, Kent County Council
  • Sylvia Rook, Policy Officer and Joint Lead Officer Fair Trading, Trading Standards Institute

5.40 pm (approximately)

  • Alfie Best, Chairman, Wyldecrest
  • David Sunderland, Estates Manager, Wyldecrest
  • Jeffrey Small senior, Owner, JBS Park Homes
  • Jeffrey Small junior, Owner, JBS Park Homes
  • Gary Self, General Manager, JBS Park Homes

The Committee announced an inquiry into Park Homes on 21 December 2011.

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