Map of stopping-off places would help Gypsy/Traveller community, says MSP



The mapping of stopping-off places would help improve the lives of Scotland’s Gypsy and Traveller community, an MSP has said.
Scottish ministers should carry out documenting of sites to stop Travellers feeling “ostracised from our cities, towns and villages”, said Greens MSP John Finnie in a Holyrood debate this week.
There are at least 4,000 people in the Gypsy/Traveller community in Scotland, which dates back to the 12th Century, although some believe the figure could be as high as 20,000.
Most Gypsy/Travellers are found in Perth and Kinross, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
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13 June 2018 in Politics, Views: 65
Source: Scotsman
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