A call for proposals on a migrant Roma strategy for Wales

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The Welsh government consultation on the need for a strategy for Roma in Wales comes to a close today, and the question of whether there needs to be a dedicated policy must be¬†answered with a demand that the term ‘migrant Roma’ be replaced as incorrect, both historically (all populations in Wales following the¬†Neolithic builders of Parc Cwm, Pentre Ifan and …

Gypsy, Roma and Travellers Seek Full Inclusion in Welsh Society

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Today nearly 2785 Gypsies, Roma and Travellers live in Wales. We spoke to Isaac Blake, Director of the Romani Cultural and Arts Company, ahead of a Symposium that will bring together politicians, academics, and public servants with representatives of these communities. Wales has moved to improve the lives of Gypsies and Travellers. What can the rest of the UK learn …

Written Statement – Gypsy, Roma, Traveller History Month

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Jane Hutt, Minister for Finance and Leader of the House On 22 June I was pleased to be a keynote speaker at a symposium organized by Romani Arts to mark Gypsy, Roma, Traveller month 2012. This was one of a number of events which were held across Wales and which have an important role in raising the profile of this …