‘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.
‘Sites set up during coronavirus offer hope for new understanding between Bristol’s vehicle-dwelling communities and the council’
In the midst of the pandemic, Bristol council has created two new temporary sites for the city’s vehicle-dwellers. Insiders’ perspectives show just how beneficial providing land in this way is for these ever-diversifying communities.
Tory MP wants to get rid of sites and move Travellers into houses
Charities say the bill, if passed, would lead to the forced assimilation of Gypsies and Travellers.
Road to nowhere: Bristol’s hidden housing crisis
Faced with a unique housing crisis and deep-seated prejudice, where are Bristol’s Gypsy and Traveller population supposed to go?