Archived resources

Key issues, recommendations and urgent action required.

Gypsies and Travellers continue to face high levels of discrimination and racism. See our recommendations.

The Traveller Movement (TM) welcomes the opportunity to participate in the London Assembly Housing Committee investigation.

The Traveller Movement welcome the proposals to amend the current ethnic category of Gypsy/Roma in the schools pupil census.

Focusing on the ‘gypsy status’, the technical planning definition that is currently used in Government planning guidance to define who can and cannot live on a Gypsy and Traveller site.

Collaborative letter on impact of Scrap Metal Dealers Act on Gypsies and Travellers.

Submission by the Irish Traveller Movement in Britain in 2012.

This briefing paper summarises the key indicators, current Government policy and outline recommendations to effectively address child poverty in these communities.

This submission proposes 3 key recommendations supported by evidence for the United Nations to present to the UK.

Archived resources, Conference report, Reports

A report by the Irish Traveller Movement in Britain and Leeds GATE.

The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain (ITMB) does not agree with the Department for Education (DE) proposal to repeal section 444 (6) of the Education Act 1996.

These are the findings of the ITMB research into the London LEA’s.

This report investigates whether the Secretary of State’s planned ‘750 new and refurbished pitches’ will be built.

This briefing summarises research on Gypsies and Travellers health and wellbeing outcomes, evaluates existing and emerging health policy.

UK shadow report on Gypsy and Traveller women to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Addressing the high incidence of Gypsy and Traveller school exclusions is a key factor in tackling the broader inequalities experienced by these communities.

Focuses on the implications of the Department of Work and Pensions not recognising Gypsies and Travellers as an ethnic minority group in persistent employment disadvantage, child poverty, racial discrimination and disability benefit.

If it’s not broken, don’t fix it, but you can improve on it.

Evidence on the consequences of the Government’s abolition of Regional Strategies for the provision of accommodation for Gypsies and Travellers.

This briefing will focus on the latest available data on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils‟ attainment, attendance and exclusion.

A response to the UK’s 18th and 20th report on the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD).

The report has explored and highlighted the difficulties and barriers experienced by communities in achieving economic inclusion, and shares positive highlights.

ITMB objects to the Mayor‟s decision to remove all pitch requirements for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Show People from the Draft Replacement London Plan.

Strong evidence that a localism and decentralisation agenda is limited in its capacity to identify and provide accommodation for the Gypsy and Traveller communities.

This submission rejects the proposed alteration of pitch allocation from 538 to 238 pitches.

How the National Voices, the Irish Traveller Movement in Britain (ITMB) and the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) to look at the experience of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities.

The ITMB undertook research to estimate a minimum population for Gypsies and Travellers in England, based on Local Authority Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments (GTAA) and the Department for Communities and Local Government bi-annual Caravan Count.

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