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APPG for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers meeting to discuss the criminalisation of trespass

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers meeting to discuss the criminalisation of trespass In March 2021, the Government announced proposals to bring in harsh new laws which will affect nomadic people. Within Part 4 of the Policing, Crime, … Continue reading

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UK Parliament : E-petition relating to trespass – 19 April 2021

Dear Alan Lodge, Parliament debated the petition you signed – “Don’t criminalise trespass” Watch the debate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwYCeJ–zp4 Read the transcript: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2021-04-19/debates/B2678378-7AE5-419D-AB02-71BD15388BB0/Trespass Read the research: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/sn05116/ The petition: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300139 Thanks,The Petitions teamUK Government and Parliament The Petitions Committee has scheduled a … Continue reading

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Mass Trespass. Kinder Scout. 1932

Mass Trespass is a documentary short about the Kinder Trespass of 1932. An event in the Peak District that helped pave the way for our right to roam on mountain and moorland throughout the UK. A shining example of how … Continue reading

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Stop the criminalisation of trespass.

Folk singer Sam Lee wrote us this song to express solidarity between wild swimmers, wild campers and the Gypsy Roma Travellers, all of whom will be affected by the governments proposals to criminalise trespass.

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Legal Briefing on Proposals to Criminalise Trespass

Legal Briefing on Proposals to Criminalise TrespassBy The Community Law Partnership Thanks to Marc Willers QC and Tessa Buchanan of Garden Court Chambers and to Abbie Kirkby of Friends, Families and Travellers for their comments on this paper. The Travellers … Continue reading

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You recently signed the petition “Don’t criminalise trespass”:

Dear Alan Lodge, You recently signed the petition “Don’t criminalise trespass”:https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300139 MPs will debate the Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing Bill on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 March in the main House of Commons chamber. This is a Second Reading … Continue reading

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Statement regarding government plans to criminalise trespass

Traveller Movement and Gypsy Roma Traveller Police Association issue statement regarding government plans to criminalise trespass.https://travellermovement.org.uk/news-news/162-traveller-movement-and-gypsy-roma-traveller-police-association-respond-to-home-office-announcement-to-criminalise-trespass

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