The current deadline to respond is midnight 8 March - disability and human rights organisations are demanding that the consultation is made accessible and for the deadline to be extended (see letter). The consultation is biased. For example, one weighted question asks: “How can we make sure deportations that are in the public interest are … Continue reading The government is consulting on replacing the Human Rights Act with a “Bill of Rights”.
Overwhelming public support in the UK for Ukrainian refugees fleeing war is in stark contrast to the government’s response. It is limiting the right of people to enter the UK to join family so that elderly parents and siblings are excluded. For those that do come to the UK, how will they be treated? The … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: the Nationality and Borders Bill endangers women
In December 2019 we conducted research into a sample of 52 cases of women we'd worked with together over the previous six months. Key findings 22 helped to report rape as grounds for asylum (42%) of whom: 4 granted Refugee Status by Home Office (18%)3 still in the process of getting a decision (14%)12 whose … Continue reading Impact of support on women’s cases
The Nationality and Borders Bill undermines everyone’s right to claim asylum, protection and safety. It introduces a two-tier system so that regardless of what horrors people are fleeing from they will be first of all judged on the way they arrived in the UK. Anyone arriving by a so-called illegal route would be penalized. People … Continue reading STATEMENT: Oppose the Nationality & Borders Bill
I'm writing to ask you to oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill. I am upset and horrified at this Bill which will to make it even more difficult for people who are fleeing for their lives to get safety and protection in the UK. [SAY SOMETHING HERE ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHY YOU OPPOSE THIS DRACONIAN … Continue reading TEMPLATE LETTER to oppose the Nationality & Borders Bill
Don't leave me out of the Domestic Abuse Bill!