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...
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...
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....
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...
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.