Women and Equalities Committee call on UK Government to address ‘stark’ inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

A report released today, Friday 5th April 2019, by the Women and Equalities Committee outlines the ‘stark’ inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people in the UK and calls on the government to address these. In the report, the government accepts that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people “are among the most disadvantaged people in … Read more

Last updated Apr 5, 2019

New report reveals significant digital exclusion in Gypsy and Traveller communities in the UK

A new report released today by Friends Families and Travellers has uncovered high levels of digital exclusion in Gypsy and Traveller communities in the UK. The report authors interviewed 50 people from across Gypsy and Traveller communities in the UK in July and August 2018 to find out to what extent Gypsies and Travellers experience … Read more

Last updated Sep 19, 2018

FFT Annual Report 2015-2016 Released

We are delighted to announce that our Annual Report for 2015-2016 is now available to view online. The Annual Report contains information on our activities and achievements in the past year, as well as information on our income and expenditure. You can view our Annual Report 2015-2016 here.

Last updated Feb 15, 2018

New Summer FFT Newsletter 2015

Read about how: – Travellers Win Damages from JD Wetherspoon in Discrimination Case – Baroness Susan Williams of Trafford appointed Minister with Responsibility for Gypsy and Traveller Issues – Anti-Racism Education Manuals Available Now – Seeking Interns – Registering with a GP Download the Newsletter here

Last updated Jun 19, 2015

ACPO Guidance on Unauthorised Encampments

FFT and Community Law Partnership have written a discussion paper on The Association Of Chief Police Officers Guidance On Unauthorised Encampments 2011 The paper makes the following recommendations: Removal directions under either section 61 or section 62A-E should always be in writing and contain a quote from the relevant legislation; It is already clear in the … Read more

Last updated Mar 12, 2015

New Toolkit from FFT

This guide is designed to help Gypsy Travellers come together to form Resident or Community groups. The toolkit is designed so that you can read those pages relevant to you rather than the whole document. – What are Residents groups and why are they useful? – Government Policies – Recognised resident’s associations – Setting up a group – Running … Read more

Last updated Nov 3, 2010