£100,000 for CE and CW to stop illegal traveller sites on greenbelt

Nearly £100,000 will be handed to Cheshire East and Cheshire West to help in the fight against rogue developments on greenbelt – including traveller settlements and illegal car park, Tatton MP Esther McVey has announced.

In her role as Housing Minister she said 37 areas will share £2 million to ensure the greenbelt remains untouched and protected. Cheshire East will be given £50,000 and Cheshire West and Chester £49,946 and they can spent the money as they see fit to tackle individual problems in the area but Government suggested it could be used to hire more enforcement officers.