Travellers: EU Action:Written question - 54213

Q
Asked by Kate Green
(Stretford and Urmston)
Asked on: 22 November 2016
Department for Communities and Local Government
Travellers: EU Action
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the conclusions of the 2011 EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies.
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Answered by: Mr Marcus Jones
Answered on: 30 November 2016

The Government is committed to creating a fair society in which all people, of whatever ethnic origin or background, are able to participate fully in society and realise their full potential. The United Kingdom has a strong and well-established legal framework, which protects all individuals, including Roma, against discrimination and hate crime. The UK is taking forward Roma integration through wider social inclusion policies, which is fully in line with our commitments under the 2011 EU Council Conclusions on an EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020.

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