General Election June 2017

Now a General Election has been called on the 8th June, the Traveller Movement will be campaigning to ensure Gypsies Travellers and Roma have their voices heard and are not used as a political football by those wanting to be elected. If you want to have your voice heard, you have to register to vote […]

The Traveller Movement responds to the EHRC ‘Healing a divided Britain’ report

Commenting on the Equality and Human Rights Commission ‘Healing a divided Britain’ report, Yvonne MacNamara CEO of the Traveller Movement said: “The EHRC’s in-depth report rightly highlights the systemic disadvantages and discrimination the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities face across the UK. The Traveller Movement’s 2016 Discrimination Survey found that, as a coping mechanism against […]

EU referendum 23rd June 2016

Don’t waste your right to Vote! Should the UK remain a member of the EU or leave the EU? The campaigns to stay and to leave in the EU are in full speed, and both sides are using scare tactics to try to make people vote for their side. Not everything what the campaigners say […]

Operation Traveller Vote: Remember to vote in the London Mayoral Elections!

Mayor of London and London Assembly Elections 5th of May 2016. Don’t waste your right to Vote! What are these elections and why should you vote? There are many areas of London life that are affected by the work of the Mayor of London and the London Assembly, such as policing, transport, housing, planning and […]

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 […]