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New equality report: Planning policies found to be ‘inadequate’ in addressing the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers

A report released today, Friday 13th September, by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has found ‘concerning trends’ in the ways local planning authorities are assessing and meeting the … Read more

A tribute to Susan ‘Alex’ Alexander 1964 – 2019

The staff and trustees at Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) are deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of Susan Alexander, ‘Alex’ as she was known to us all.  … Read more

The devil is in the detail: Four tests the national strategy for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma must pass to be a success

Sarah Mann, Director at Friends Families and Travellers In June, the government announced the launch of a national strategy to tackle inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. After … Read more