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4 Gipsy camps were never investigated at the time of Ben's disappearance as police were "scared" to go into them.
However, because the compression ratio was unfashionably low, the Gipsy thrived on low octane petrol.
He meets up with one of the most powerful leaders of the gipsy underworld, who provides a special insight into the history of gipsy crime.
We believe that our report is timely since Communities Minister Iain Wright has recently announced pounds 97 million of Government funding to cut the number of unauthorised gipsy and traveller sites and increase localised provision.
``We were on Plas Newydd (another Wrexham gipsy site) for over 20 years.
Novas assistant director for gipsy and traveller services, John Wilson, said: "We welcome the government calls for positive action to combat the discrimination gipsies and travellers face."
Mr Hill pledged new powers to remove unauthorised gipsy sites and increased funding for local authorities to set up new residential sites.
Mr Berry moved his family, including his six children to Homestead Lane after claiming he had been harassed and assaulted on the official councilowned Ruthin Road gipsy camp at Wrexham.
The judges said the UK government was now "obliged" to help the "gipsy way of life," which Mr Connor's lawyer, Keith Lomax, said would affect every traveller on a gipsy site in England and would enable them to challenge council rulings in court.
At one stage, Mr Berry, who claimed he was indisputably a gipsy since he came from a traditional Irish travelling family, won a ground breaking ruling at the High Court in November 2002 to the effect a gipsy remains a gipsy for life.
Police chiefs on Teesside have dismissed recommendations to set up a dedicated team to tackle gipsy travellers.