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The APPG for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma address the statement made to parliament from James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on the government response to the consultation on powers for dealing with unauthorised encampments.

11 February 2019 | View press release.

APPG for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma views on the Home Secretary’s written statement on ‘Improving the effectiveness of enforcement against unauthorised encampments’

8 February 2019 | View press release.

Letter sent to Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government regarding  ‘Powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments’ consultation.

29 January 2019 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | View letter – Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker

Correspondents with Jackie Doyle-Price regarding suicide prevention in Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

4 December 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | View the letters – Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | Jackie Doyle-Price MP

Letter sent to the Local Government Association raising concerns about the Gypsy and Traveller Communities (Housing, Planning and Education) Bill presented to parliament by Andrew Selous MP 

28 November 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker

Letters sent to the Home Secretary and the Justice Secretary regarding the ‘Powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments’ consultation.

28 November 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | View the letters – Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | Rt Hon David Gauke MP Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP

Letter sent to Baroness Williams and Lord Bourne regarding the inclusion of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in the Hate Crime Action Plan

14 November 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | View the letters – Kate Green and Baroness Whitaker | Lord Bourne

Correspondents with minsters regarding ethnic monitoring of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

8 November 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | View the letters – Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | Rt Hon David Lidington CBE MP

Letter to the Foreign Office asking them to publicly condemn the actions of two political parties in Most, Czech Republic who used anti-Roma sentiment in their municipal election campaigns

11 October 2018 | Sent by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Gypsies, Travellers and Roma

Letter to Nadhim Zahawi, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families regarding Settled Status fees for Roma children

5 October 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker| View the letters – Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP

Letter of complaint submitted to Conor Burns MP raising concerns about his use of language when referring to Travellers and sites

30 August 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker

Correspondents with Rt Hon Caroline Stokes MP, Minster of State for Immigration regarding concerns around applying for Settled Status as laid out in the Statement of Intent

29 August 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker | View the letters – Kate Green MP and Baronness Janet Whitaker |  Rt Hon Caroline Stokes MP

Letter of request to the Minister of State for Housing to meet with the APPG on Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regarding site provision for Gypsies and Travellers

25 July 2018 | Sent by Kate Green MP and Baroness Janet Whitaker

Letter of complaint submitted to Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom, Leader of the House of Commons, regarding her dehumanising description of Travellers as a ‘problem’ in the Business Statement on 21 June

27 June 2018 | Sent by Baroness Janet Whittaker and Kate Green MP | View Business Statement

Letter of complaint submitted to Ian Liddell-Grainger MP regarding his offensive and discriminatory description of Travellers as ‘invading’ Taunton in the Business Statement on 21 June

27 June 2018 | Sent by Baroness Janet Whittaker and Kate Green MP | View Business Statement

Early Day Motion tabled in response to statements of the Foreign Minister of Italy regarding deporting en-masse the Roma community of Italy 

20 June 2018 | Tabled by Martin Docherty MP | View the Early Day Motion

Letter to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government about the unauthorised development and encampments consultation

15 June 2018 | Sent by Baroness Janet Whitaker and Kate Green MP

Kate Green speaks on BBC radio 5 Live about the continued prejudice of Traveller communities

05 June 2018 | Kate Green MP speaking to Nihal Arthanayake | Listen to the interview

Letter to the Planning Policy Consultation Team about the National Planning Policy Framework concerning Gypsy and Traveller sites

10 May 2018 | Sent by Baroness Janet Whitaker and Kate Green MP | View the letter

Letter to Ranil Jaywardena MP about unauthorised encampments in his constituency

09 May 2018 | Sent by Baroness Janet Whitaker and Kate Green MP | View the letter

Last updated Mar 12, 2019

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