Gypsy/Traveller Useful Links

External Links and Information relating to the Gypsy/Traveller community in Scotland


Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee
The Equal Opportunities Committee considers matters of discrimination relative to sex or marital status, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, language, social origin or other personal attributes, including beliefs or opinions on, for example, religion or politics. The Committee meets weekly on a Thursday morning; tickets to observe meetings can be requested from Visitor Services.

Scottish Traveller Education Programme
Promoting equality in education for Travelling communities in ScotlandSTEP is a national Knowledge, Exchange and Information centre, funded by Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, Support for Learning Division.  Amnesty International Scotland
Amnesty's Scottish office provides a focus for our campaigning and fundraising in Scotland. We engage with Scotland's distinct political, education and media structures and take part in wider political and cultural life in Scotland.

North Argyll Carers Centre
If you are a carer, your local Carers’ Centre may be able to help make things easier for you. Each centre delivers a wide range of local support services to meet the needs of carers in its community. These range from support services catered to the carer, the needs of the person you care for and the services your council may provide.

Perth and Kinross Council
Perth & Kinross Community Planning Partners recognise that Gypsy/Travellers have been part of Scottish life for centuries. We value their traditions and lifestyle, which may include travelling and living in caravans or other vehicles, and/or camping, during at least part of the year. Gypsy/Travellers may live for long periods, or permanently, in settled accommodation including houses. We recognise that Gypsy/Travellers living in houses are entitled to retain their identity and culture. 


The Princess Royal Trust Perth & Kinross Carers Centre
If you are a carer, your local Carers’ Centre may be able to help make things easier for you. Each centre delivers a wide range of local support services to meet the needs of carers in its community. These range from support services catered to the carer, the needs of the person you care for and the services your council may provide.

The Princess Royal Trust Helensburgh & Lomond Carers
If you are a carer, your local Carers’ Centre may be able to help make things easier for you. Each centre delivers a wide range of local support services to meet the needs of carers in its community. These range from support services catered to the carer, the needs of the person you care for and the services your council may provide.