Traveller Movement investigation reveals that less than one in five police services monitor Gypsies and Irish Traveller ethnicity

An investigation into UK police services, by the Traveller Movement, using freedom of information laws, has revealed that less than one in five record and monitor their interactions with Romany Gypsies and Irish Travellers. The investigation came about as a result of increasing reports from Gypsies and Travellers that their communities were being over-policed and […]

The Traveller Movement launches new education support project

The Traveller Movement are delighted to announce the launch of a new education project, made possible by funding from Esmée Fairburn, with support from the specialist education charity Communities Empowerment Network. The national, three year project aims to tackle inequalities in schools and support GTR parents and their children in getting the most out of […]

Impact of insecure accommodation and the living environment on Gypsies’ and Travelers’ health

The report on  impact of insecure accommodation and the living environment on Gypsies’ and Travellers’ health has been published the Department of Health. Gypsies and Travellers experience some of the poorest health outcomes of any group in society. Accommodation insecurity, the conditions of their living environment, community participation and discrimination all play key roles in […]