The government is consulting on replacing the Human Rights Act with a “Bill of Rights”.  

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”.  

PRESS RELEASE: the Nationality and Borders Bill endangers women

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

STATEMENT: Oppose the Nationality & Borders Bill

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