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Gypsies and Travellers are under threat. Social landlords have tools to respond
August 9, 2022
A damning report has found that the UK is making traditional ways of life for Gypsy and Traveller communities almost impossible. Jo Richardson and John Perry consider what the findings mean and how social landlords should respond.
Category: Housing | Tags: Gypsies and Travellers
What are the ingredients for successful Gyspy and Traveller sites?
December 13, 2016
As a new report highlights the importance of providing sites for the estimated 150,000 members of the Gypsy and Traveller population, John Perry explores what it takes to provide sites which work. Last month came a reminder about what was claimed five years ago to be Britain’s biggest unauthorised Traveller encampment, when the local authority […]
Category: Housing | Tags: homelessness, race, Gypsies and Travellers