Friends, Families and Travellers: Working towards equality

We work on behalf of all Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regardless of ethnicity, culture or background. We seek to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life. We provide advice and consultancy, promote health and wellbeing, contribute to research and policy making, deliver training and much more.

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Government announces plans to introduce harsh laws for roadside camps

Today, the Government has launched its response to its consultation on strengthening police powers for roadside camps. Whilst the majority of over 26,000 responses to the Government’s consultation did not support the proposals, the ...
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FFT response to Pontins anti-Traveller blacklisting of Irish surnames

Today, an investigation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission found that Pontins holiday parks used a blacklist titled "Undesirable Guests" and made up of mostly Irish surnames, to refuse bookings by Gypsies and ...
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More Sites, Not Powers: FFT highlight potential impact of anti-Traveller police powers to Joint Committee on Human Rights

On 10 February 2021, Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) made its submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ call for evidence on the Police Powers and Protections Bill, which includes the criminalisation of trespass. ...
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