A list of publications exploring social inclusion of Roma communities in the UK, including access to employment, welfare and other income
This publication looks at the changes to free school meals for Roma children in a number of local authorities in the UK, further examines the reasons behind it and the likely effects of changes on schools funding through pupil premiums.
This report explores the impact of change on individuals and families, as well as wider local public services. It locates a number of distinct areas where the changes have been most destructive including claimants deemed not to have a right to reside for benefit purposes despite their length of residence in the UK, or their history of employment in the UK; claimants being defined not as workers but as jobseekers, and so denying their right to housing benefit; administrative delays as a route to destitution; the cumulative effect of changes to eligibility; administrative delays and systematic errors is felt by individuals and families alike and the extensive and pervasive impact on other public services.
‘Guidance for the public on immigration and asylum issues’ available in Romani
Bar Standards Board’s Guidance for the public on immigration and asylum issues is now available in Romani . An electronic copy is on BSB website , while a hard copy can be requested by contacting ContactUs@BarStandardsBoard.org.uk
Local case studies
- EUROCITIES (2013) ‘EUROCITIES Peer Review: Employability of Roma in Glasgow’
- Oxfam Law into Practice Project and Govanhill Law Centre (2011) ‘Unequal and unlawful treatment: Barriers faced by the Roma Community in Govanhill when accessing welfare benefits and the implications of section 149 of the Equality Act 2010’.
- Career Europe (2013) ‘Enabling Roma through the National Career Service: Report for the West Yorkshire Area’