Discrimination and inequalities

Police and Crime bill

‘That’s not the way to legislate’: Lords slam the Police and Crime Bill for being too big, wide-ranging and draconian

This week the government’s controversial proposed legislation was debated in the House of Lords, with peers joining a chorus of voices who have criticised its measures to quash protest and criminalise trespass.

'Why we must challenge media narratives of Travellers'

'Most families find it shameful' - Finding pride in a community where being gay is taboo

Moving on: Bristol's Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Traveller kids are being "pushed out" says teacher

We talk to the Traveller teacher who’s watching her service disappear.

Moving on: Bristol's Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Government ‘comprehensively failed’ Gypsies and Travellers, report finds

Moving on: Bristol's Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Road to nowhere: Bristol's hidden housing crisis

Brexit could bring 'a new Windrush' for Roma

Charities warn that thousands of Roma could be deported after Brexit.

Bristol Travellers fill food banks for Christmas

The #FoodbankNomination started in Ireland but has since spread all over the world, including Bristol. We spoke to the Bristol Gypsies and Travellers who've taken part.

In the UK today, just being a Traveller is bad for your health

Inequality for Bristol’s Traveller communities isn't going to be fixed without dedicated multi-agency working, warns anti-racism charity.

Travellers say it's time to stop using them as clickbait

“Unfortunately, Gypsies and Travellers doing bad things has more news value than the wider population doing the same bad things, and that’s just not fair.”

Moving on: Why we’re running a series on racism against Gypsies and Travellers

It’s time we highlighted the discrimination that Bristol’s Gypsies and Travellers face on a daily basis. Here’s why.

Hounding Travellers out of town

Prejudice against Gypsies and Travellers is still the last ‘respectable’ racism, but is it getting worse?