Achievement in a year of division

February 24, 2020

The 2019 London Gypsies and Travellers’ Annual Report is now available for download. The report details LGT’s work influencing policy, protecting the Gypsy and Traveller way of life, mapping the community’s history, supporting families and offering young people opportunities.

In her introduction, LGT Chair Claire Cooper points to the divisions currently apparent in society. “It’s at times like these that the work of London Gypsies and Travellers is more important than ever, helping members of the community make their voices heard in the midst of all the noise,” she says.

Download the 2019 Annual Report

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