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Dale Farm eviction: Council preferred 'peaceful solution'

Evictions are set to begin at the Dale Farm travellers' site in Essex once bailiffs are sure it is safe, the leader of Basildon Council says.

The council had hoped to persuade residents to leave peacefully but accused some of stalling in an attempt to delay the action until 22 November.

Speaking at a news conference the leader of Basildon council Tony Ball said he hoped once bailiffs had moved on site they would be met in a peaceful manner.

  • 19 Sep 2011
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