Scottish Gypsy/Traveller Community

Purpose of the group

The purpose of this Cross Party Group is to provide a forum for discussion and information sharing on issues related to and faced by the Scottish Gypsy/Traveller community and, where appropriate, create proposals and recommendations for actions which can be taken to tackle these issues. 

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members


MECOPP - secretary

EHRC (Equality and Human Rights Commission)

SHRC (Scottish Human Rights Commission)


Article 12


Shelter Scotland

ALACHO (Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers)

Scottish Government Equality Unit (G/T Lead)

NHS Health Scotland


Association of Site Managers

Police Scotland

Skills Development Scotland

Planning Aid Scotland


Seath Planning Consultancy

Get involved

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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