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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09664: Mary Fee (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to tackle discrimination faced by Gypsy/Travellers.

Answered by: Angela Constance 26 June 2017

The Scottish Government recognises that Gypsy/Traveller communities are among the most disenfranchised and discriminated against in Scotland. We are continuing with work in a range of areas such as education and housing to achieve better outcomes for Gypsy/Travellers and are providing funding to organisations working with the community. We plan to publish a strategic programme of work document in Autumn 2017, bringing together all the relevant policies across Scottish Government which help to secure improved outcomes for Gypsy/Travellers.