Refugee Action reaction – Government announcement on child refugees

Last updated May 4, 2016Press release

Our statement, on the announcement at UK Prime Ministers Questions, that Prime Minister David Cameron won’t oppose the latest Lord Dubs Amendment, to the recent Immigration Bill

“After exhausting the alternatives, it looks as though the Prime Minister is going to do the right thing. That’s great news. Britain could not stand by and ignore the plight of vulnerable children”

“Many are desperate to be reunited with close family in the UK. The government now needs to develop a detailed plan to ensure these children and where relevant their families get the support they need.”  

Stephen Hale – Chief Executive, Refugee Action