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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Parliamentarians meet to discuss Government plans to introduce harsh new laws for Gypsy and Traveller encampments

On Monday 19th April, the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma held an online event to discuss the impact of Part 4 of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill ...
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One Year On: Ofcom yet to release findings of investigation on Channel 4’s ‘The Truth About Traveller Crime’

Today marks one year since Channel 4’s ‘Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime’ first aired. The programme promoted highly damaging tropes of Gypsy and Traveller communities. Following its airing, the show received widespread criticism ...
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Priti Patel grossly misled Parliament on Government’s lack of site provision

On the 8th March, the Home Secretary Priti Patel grossly misrepresented the reality of the Government’s provision of Gypsy and Traveller sites to Parliament. In the Home Secretary’s Ministerial Statement, Priti Patel said, “As ...
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