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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Access to public services for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Public Services Committee
Access to public services for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Wednesday 2 February 2022

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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Gypsy, Roma and Travellers speak about access to public services

 Inequalities and differences in access to public services for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities will be explored by the Public Services Committee.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Work Access to public services for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities (Non-inquiry session)
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Work Access to public services for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities (Non-inquiry session)
Co-founder at Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association
Deputy Head of Department, Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care at Manchester Metropolitan University
Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Friends at Friends, Families and Travellers
Community Engagement Officer at Friends, Families and Travellers
Social Worker at Rochdale Borough Council

Possible questions

  • To what extent do different communities face different challenges in accessing public services?
  • What role can public services play in supporting the Gypsy and Traveller communities to find suitable accommodation?
  • How well do providers engage with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities when designing and delivering public services?
  • What are the obstacles to improving equality of access to public services for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities?

Further information

Location

Room 4, Palace of Westminster

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