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  • Article: Apr 14, 2022
    By Chris

    Wendy Chamberlain Liberal Democrat MP for NE Fife says earlier today "The way to stop dangerous Channel crossings is to provide safe and legal routes for asylum seekers to come to the UK, not sending people thousands of miles away to a country with a poor human rights record."

    Hear her full remarks here

  • Article: Apr 13, 2022
    By Chris

    A member of LD4SOS and a local Councillor has asked us to publicise this petition to ensure households housing refugees do not lose the 25% single person discount.

    The Government has said that council tax discounts will not be affected if someone sponsors and host a Ukrainian household in their home, but refugees have not been added to the list of people disregarded for the purpose of council tax, so it is not clear how this will be achieved.

  • Article: Apr 13, 2022

    We understand that the House of Commons will be debating the House of Lords amendments on 26 and 27 April. There is still a chance that some of the Government inhumane proposals can be defeated as the recent significant setback to the Government in the House of Lords gives us another opportunity to press our MPs to represent their constituents and vote for the priority amendments.

  • Article: Apr 6, 2022

    Maternity Action have complied a new report which explores the maternal experiences of pregnant women seeking asylum. Report is available on their website.

  • Article: Apr 5, 2022
    By Margaret Lally

    Following an excellent campaign by Praxis the Government has announced a permanent extension of free school meals to ALL families affected by No Recourse to Public Funds. Well done Praxis!