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Councillor Harley said: "There is an ongoing issue with unauthorised traveller encampments in the Dudley borough, which is why we have identified the need for a transit site.
Guildford Borough Councilis likely to begin the process of moving on the encampment in Bellfields on Friday morning (August 2), although this could take several days.
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough councillor Ian Lloyd had promised quick action would be taken after the arrival of the encampment on Saturday night.
While providing a place for travellers to stay, it is also aimed at reducing the number of illegal encampments and the costly clean-up fees at the taxpayers' expense.
Any who refuse to move from an unauthorised encampment to a transit site have to leave the borough and cannot return for three months.
Speaking in the Commons, Mr Javid said unauthorised encampments could cause "significant distress" to settled communities.
An Ealing Council spokesperson confirmed that the Horsenden Hill group had been evicted on Wednesday (January 30) but were as yet unable to comment on the encampment at Greenford Westway.
Jerry Lamosao, the spokesperson of the 10th Infantry Division, said the encampment of the Guerrilla Front 20, Sub-Regional Committee (SRC1), and Southern Mindanao Regional Command (SMRC) was found at 10:20 a.m.
A council spokesperson said: "The council has an 'unauthorised encampment protocol' in place which includes various agencies who assist when unauthorised encampments occur in the city.
He said the abandoned encampment about a hundred square meters is located in a densely vegetated area that can accommodate eighteen (18) NPA terrorists.
In terms of unauthorised encampments, the council states: "An unauthorised encampment is where any person camps on land they do not own.
But SCC still has eviction powers if encampments are close to busy highways that could "pose threats to the encampment or the settled community", a report states.