Refugee and Migrant Children's Consortium briefing on government plans to send people seeking asylum to Rwanda
The Refugee and Migrant Children’s Consortium is appalled by, and entirely opposed to, the government’s plans to permanently remove people seeking asylum in the UK to Rwanda to have their claims processed, as well as live in Rwanda if their asylum claim is successful. In addition, we are extremely concerned that due to the government’s flawed approach to age disputes there is a significant risk that children will be removed to Rwanda.
Response to planning application for initial accommodation centre in Badersfield, Norfolk
In December 2021, BM Trust Ltd submitted in a full planning application for the change of use of the We submitted a response to the planning application for an initial assessment centre for the accommodation of asylum seekers at Jaguar House and Buildings in Badersfield, Norfolk, highlighting our concerns that this accommodation is inherently unsuitable for people seeking asylum, who are a particularly vulnerable population.
Clinicians caring for migrants need more support
This editorial looks looks at recent political events and how "immigration status trumps a patient’s clinical need". Alongside more socially just migration policies, it recommends that "health leaders should also call for better support and supervision" for clinicians working with refugees and migrants.