West Yorkshire Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment: Final Report

Ryan Powell, Rionach Casey, Kesia Reeve, Philip Brown, Jenna Condie, Lisa Hunt, Pat Niner

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Abstract

Nationally, a lack of new provision, the gradual erosion of traditional 'stopping places'and population growth amongst the Gypsy and Traveller community have contributed toa mismatch in the supply and demand of adequate site provision this Report presents the findings of the West Yorkshire GTAA and provides a quantitative assessment of pitch requirements for Gypsies and Travellers and Travelling Show people. Findings are based on a survey of the Travelling population, a survey of local authorities, stakeholder interviews and interviews with the community. The findings show a substantial need for residential pitches in West Yorkshire in order to meet the backlog of unmet need and provide for new forming households.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSheffield Hallam University
Number of pages114
Publication statusPublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

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    Powell, R., Casey, R., Reeve, K., Brown, P., Condie, J., Hunt, L., & Niner, P. (2008). West Yorkshire Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment: Final Report. Sheffield Hallam University.