New Video from Gypsy Council “Locked on in Beds”
03/07/2012 – As the British Romani Gypsy and Irish Traveller communities continue to try to meet their accommodation needs, the reluctance of the local authorities to grant planning permission or deal with applications in line with policy makes life difficult, and leads to further problems.
Jimmy Golby locked onto the concrete blocks placed at the entrance to his land by a neighbour.
The eight months Jimmy has had to wait to get a decision on his planning application from Central Bedfordshire Council has not helped the situation.
The shortage of sites, is just one of the problems facing Romani Gypsies and Travellers in the Central Bedfordshire district.
Check out the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYPk7ryeBBI&feature=plcp
* The Gypsy Council
* European Romani Union
* Forced Eviction Advisory Group (AGFE.EU)
* International Alliance of Inhabitants
* Bucks Floating Support