’Where Gypsy/Travellers live’, a report by Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee, was published in March 2013
In February 2013, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published conclusions on the implementation of a number of priority recommendations made in its report to the UK in March 2010.
In a report published in June 2012, a group of UK academic researchers with extensive experience of research related to Gypsies, Roma and Travellers express serious concerns about Coalition Government Policy.
On 23 May 2012, the European Commission called on Member States to implement national plans for Roma integration.
Many Roma continue to face discrimination and social exclusion across the EU, according to a 2012 report.
Date 24 October 2008 Link http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2008/1159.html Discrimination grounds Race Summary of case The case concerned six people of Gypsy ethnicity. They occupied mobile homes on plots on land in breach of planning control. There had been an appeal to the Secretary of State against refusal of permission to develop the land as a gypsy caravan …
In April 2012, the European Network Against Racism published a Policy Paper on ‘Roma Inclusion: A Progressive and Rights-Based Approach’.
In April 2012, the Department for Communities and Local Government published a ‘Progress report by the ministerial working group on tackling inequalities experienced by Gypsies and Travellers’.
In March 2012, the Government published a new planning policy for traveller sites and the final equality impact assessment for the new policy.
On 1 March 2012, the Independent newspaper published a letter by Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.