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NATT+ concern over recent comments from communities minister on homes for Gypsies

Added: June 16, 2015 | NATT+ News

Wharton: Councils do not have to build houses for gipsies

The communities minister James Wharton has said that councils should ignore Government advice telling them to build more homes to accommodate gipsies.

He said gipsies should have to prove they are actually travellers a move which could lead to hundreds...

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Good Practice Examples on Raising Achievement

Added: March 26, 2015 | Documents and Reports

A set of six good practice examples on raising achievement of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils from the Government website www.gov.uk

Click on the links to read the reports.

Engaging Traveller parents to raise achievement of their children

Supporting Traveller pupils in primary to secondary transition

Raising aspirations and retaining...

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Court states that Pickles discriminated against Gypsies and Travellers

Added: January 22, 2015 | General News

Ms Moore and Ms Coates are Romani Gypsies who were seeking planning permission for single pitch sites for themselves and their families in the Green Belt. The local planning authorities (London Borough of Bromley in Ms Moore’s case and Dartford Borough Council in Ms Coates’ case) refused them planning permission.

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Consultation to strengthen Gypsy and Traveller rights

Added: January 9, 2013 | General News

Equalities Minister Jane Hutt has launched a consultation on security of tenure rights for Gypsies and Travellers.

Currently, residents of these sites have limited protection from eviction. The proposed changes should provide the same level of security of tenure for Gypsies and Travellers as is enjoyed by other Welsh residents...

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New Laws Will Stop Travellers From Invading

Added: October 10, 2012 | In the Media

Traveller will be prevented from setting up illegal caravan sites that can escalate into costly, violent eviction battles under new council powers, writes Ted Jeory.

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles will give town halls strengthened powers to issue temporary “stop” notices linked to unlimited fines to block Gypsy land grabs.

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