Councillor Kate Lymer, Bromley’s executive member for public protection and enforcement, said the authority would “reflect on the implications of the judgement in the coming days”.
“Nobody is above the law...All together now: "Oh yes they are!"
In their ruling, judges stated the move to ban encampments could “comprise a potential breach of both the European Convention on Human Rights and the Equality Act”.*sighs*
It was also ruled that existing legislation and case law “make plain that the Gypsy and Traveller community have an enshrined freedom not to stay in one place but to move from one place to another”.But they don't have an 'enshrined freedom' to impinge on the lives and resources of others. Or...do they? Are we all now second class citizens?