Tuesday 30 December 2008

Travellers and Political Correctness

A few years ago a group of Irish travellers, not gypsys ( the travellers in the UK are mainly either Irish or English - virtually none of them are what can be called 'gypsys' as defined by a Romany / Indian ethnicity ) were illegaly camped out in their 60 grand caravans with 30 grand land rovers in Strood car park.

My mother went to use the public toilets and found about six of the traveller kids smashing the doors down, flooding the toilets and throwing wet toilet paper everywhere. She let rip at them and the little bastards ran off back to their caravans.

My mother promptly marched over to the caravan the kids had scuttled into and began banging on the door. After a couple of minutes an Irish woman opened the door and said ' whatdcha want ' - my mother replied ' get those brats hiding in there into the public toilets that they smashed up and have them clean them up. We pay for those toilets out of our council taxes so get them to clean the bloody mess they made. I will stay here banging on your door until they come out and get on with cleaning the mess'.

The womans jaw dropped that someone one dare confront her and her brood of brats, and she sent the sullen brats out to clean the mess they made up.

These creatures that roam Britain in untaxed motors hawking goods on the side of the road that have usually been nicked are not gypsys - they are simply Irish travellers who use the cover of being a 'gypsy' to take the piss out of everyone else in the community.

And by the way - one side of my fathers family are Irish travellers, so I know what I am talking about.

Yet again the white liberal politically correct scum in our communities put the interests of minorities before the interests of the majority.

Council disregard objections of 3,000 residents to traveller site as 'they are racist'

By Dan Newling
Last updated at 8:14 AM on 30th December 2008

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Residents objected to plans for a traveller site near their homes (file pic)

Residents objected to plans for a traveller site near their homes (file pic)

When residents were asked to provide feedback on council plans to build traveller camps on their doorstep they dutifully responded.

More than 3,000 homeowners filled in forms outlining their views, many raising concerns over a possible increase in noise, traffic, rubbish and a detrimental effect on property prices.

However, such objections were not appreciated by Mid-Bedfordshire District Council, which partially or fully rejected nearly nine in ten of the replies for including comments 'of a racist nature'.

Weeks after asking for residents' views earlier this year, the council posted an article on its website entitled 'Racist Comments Not Welcome'.

It claimed the council's 'duty of community leadership' meant it had to crack down on the use of racial stereotypes, and revealed that while 400 responses would be considered, 3,100 were in some way racist and would be rejected.

The council even sent letters to objectors telling them their views had been deemed offensive and would not be taken account of.

Retired company secretary Lucy Clarke from Stotfold - one of the six small towns and villages mooted as sites for the 25 traveller families - was astounded to receive her letter.

Mrs Clarke, a grandmother of three, said: 'As far as I am aware I objected to the camp for entirely reasonable grounds. And yet I then get this letter from the council.

'They even accused me of incitement to racial hatred. It's ridiculous - like putting me on a par with Abu Hamza.'

She added: 'I am not racist, but I am concerned about what one of these camps could do to our town.'

Even the local town council could not avoid falling foul of the censors.

Brian Collier, chairman of Stotfold council said: 'We wrote a detailed response in which we summarised locals' concerns.

'There is another gipsy site not far from here that has a well-known crime problem.

'As part of our response we echoed people's worries that the same may happen here.

'We were totally shocked when we then received a letter from the district council saying that was racist. There are lots of people here who have had the same treatment.'

The district council's attitude has been criticised by local campaigners, politicians and civil liberties groups.

Tory communities spokesman Eric Pickles said yesterday: 'I hope that they write a letter of apology to everyone they have accused of being racist. Otherwise, people simply aren't going to feel able to object to these camps without the fear of being branded racist.'

When contacted by the Daily Mail, a spokesman for Mid-Bedfordshire council admitted that it had been 'somewhat overzealous'.

He said: 'We were worried that many of the letters contained racist slurs and objectionable comments that we felt could not be published under current race relations legislation.

'We had no intention of offending those who took the time to respond to the consultation and certainly were not trying to label residents as racist.

'Only a small proportion (around 5 per cent) of the comments were actually discounted in their entirety. The remainder were taken into consideration, either in whole or in part.'

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