Cuts to legal aid – what are the consequences for Gypsy, Roma or Irish Traveller school children?
17 May 2019
Author: Amy Ooi, paralegal in the Public Law and Education team at Simpson Millar LLP Almost seventy years ago, the concept of legal aid came into being. In short, legal aid is public money put aside to provide people with little or no means with legal representation. Its aim is to ensure that no on...
May 2019 Blog - Challenging racism and discrimination in education policy
16 May 2019
By Abi Angus – former education and advocacy officer with the Traveller Movement My favourite memories of running the education advocacy project at Traveller Movement are of time spent out-and-about with families, doing home visits and attending school meetings. One of my all-time favourite days on...
April 2019 blog - The 7th International Roma and Traveller Women’s Conference
15 April 2019
We were happy and honoured to be invited to do a presentation on our campaign #OperationReportHate at the 7th International Roma and Traveller Women’s Conference. It was a three day conference organised under the Finnish Presidency of the Committee of the Ministers of the Council of Europe and took...