The report published by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), is the most comprehensive count of local gypsy and caravan sites with details on total number of pitches and showing both those on authorised and unauthorised sites.The number of those on authorised sites increased by 556 caravans since January 2010 with a total of 15,274 now being recorded.
It would assume, more pointedly, that this is what the Travellers lost, are lacking, would want, and ought to have.
if more people did know about it which helps explain why they don't.
There is no conspiracy of discreditation, but there is a folk-superstition a semi-elective belief and a lack of discussion.
But aside from the extravagant jewel-encrusted dresses and big hair, how much do you really know about Gyspies and Travellers? There are two types of Gypsies – Roma Gypsies and Irish Travellers.
Both have a nomadic lifestyle but are separate ethnic groups. There is much debate about their history, however Romany Gypsies are said to have their roots in India and came to Europe in the 13th century, while Travellers are mainly of Irish origin.3.