The five things you need to know on Thursday April 28, 2016… 1) A TOTAL SHAH They got there in the end, but boy was it tortuous
On Monday night, 294 MPs voted against the Dubs Amendment to the Immigration bill, tabled in the House of Lords, which would have seen the UK accept 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees from Europe. Two hundred and ninety-four. That's the same number of unaccompanied minors Help Refugees found in the Calais 'Jungle' in their latest census.
Closing Our Hearts and Minds to Refugee Children Are Not the Actions of a World-Leading Moral Country
It was with great upset that I watched the debate and votes in the House of Commons on Monday night, where MPs defeated an amendment to allow 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees into Britain. Like so many people in this country - of all ages, faiths and political affiliations - I was left sad and stunned.
The five things you need to know on Wednesday April 27, 2016… 1) JUSTICE FOR THE 96 There will be a sombre mood at PMQs today
MPs will get another vote next week
Hopes of forcing the Government to permit thousands of stranded refugee children from Europe to come to the UK have been
'This lot would've probably said no'.
83-year-old Labour peer won't give up
The current Tory government would "have probably said no" to taking in children fleeing the Nazis, a politician whose life
The Labour peer who led calls for Britain to take in 3,000 child refugees has warned Theresa May that he’s not giving up