Gypsy/Traveller Resources

Reports and Articles

Gypsy/Travellers and Financial Exclusion 
An examination of Best Practice in the development of financial capability.

Self-Directed Support and Gypsy/Travellers
This report provides a summary of the findings of a one-year research project exploring the potential of Self-Directed Support to meet the care and support needs of Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland.

Self-Directed Support and Gypsy/Travellers SUMMARY REPORT
This report provides a summary of the findings of a one-year research project exploring the potential of Self-Directed Support to meet the care and support needs of Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland.

Local authority approaches to meeting the accommodation needs of Gypsy/Travellers
This report presents the findings from a time-limited piece of research carried out by MECOPP (Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project) with the support of ALACHO (Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers). Our aim was to examine the approaches taken by local authorities in meeting the accommodation needs of Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland.

The Ageing Minority Ethnic Population in Perth and Kinross: Research Report – 2014
This report details the findings of a Research Project to identify the health and wellbeing needs of Perth & Kinross’ increasing older-aged minority ethnic, including Gypsy/Travellers, population, with a view to informing future service provision and commissioning and to addressing health inequalities.

Hidden Carers Unheard Voices Report
This paper shares learning and presents the initial findings from the MECOPP Gypsy/Traveller carers’ project. It also highlights the views and experiences of Gypsy/Traveller carers in three areas of Scotland in 2011/12.


CONSULTATION RESPONSES

Response from MECOPP to the Equal Opportunities Committee Inquiry into Gypsy/Travellers and Accommodation July 2012

Response from MECOPP to the Equal Opportunities Committee Inquiry into Gypsy/Travellers and care June 2012 

FURTHER READING

Further Reading List