MPs vote to drop child refugee protections from Brexit bill

Commitment to reunite children with family members in UK to be removed from withdrawal bill.

The Commons has rejected proposals to keep protections for child refugees in the redrafted EU withdrawal agreement bill, triggering dismay from campaigners.

Alf Dubs, the Labour peer who successfully campaigned for this protection for refugee children in 2016, said it was a “very depressing” development.

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