The remarks of the Home Secretary about Gypsies and Travellers were made in answer to questions on a radio station about a local police chief who had sent a force of 100 officers to police a Gypsy wedding in Coventry.
There is nothing in his statement that even implies that the law for travelling people should be different from the law for everyone else. The New Labour government is far more positive on issues relating to race than the previous 18 years of a Conservative government.
TARA KUMAR MUKHERJEE
President, Confederation of Indian Organisations (UK)