According to The Guardian:
The City of London Corporation has attached eviction notices to tents outside St Paul’s Cathedral, telling activists to move them from the public highways by 6pm on Thursday or face legal action.
It is the latest development in a month-long saga that has pitted the protest movement Occupy London against the corporation, the local authority for the Square Mile, and St Paul’s. Both institutions own the land around the church but only the corporation is pressing ahead with court proceedings.
The notice is addressed to “each and every person taking part in and/or having erected tents or other structures at St Paul’s Churchyard EC4″.
It reads: “Through the erection of tents and other structures, you and others involved in the Protest Camp have taken possession and control of the Red Land from the City of London Corporation without its consent.
“The Protest Camp is therefore a trespass. It is also an unreasonable obstruction of the highway. The Protest Camp does not have planning permission and causes significant harm to the area.”
Stuart Fraser, policy chairman for the corporation, told Channel 4 News on Monday he was prepared to use “all legal measures” including riot police to remove them. More…