Migrant women and babies held in shocking conditions, MPs find

Women with babies and very young children were among 56 migrants held in a cramped room covered with thin mattresses at a unit in Dover, MPs say. Members of the home affairs committee have expressed their...

BME people in England still facing racial inequality, report says

A comprehensive review on race equality in England has warned that the government’s approach is at risk of failing international human rights obligations.
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National Transfer Scheme could be made compulsory unless councils ‘get behind’ rota system

The National Transfer Scheme (NTS) could be made compulsory if local authorities do not “get behind” a voluntary rota system to house unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC), the children’s minister has...

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Migrant children

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report looking at the findings from a rapid review of the literature on the views, perspectives and experiences of children subject to immigration control. Key findings include: children...