In a Parliamentary Reply the Government says that since 2010, the UK has received over 23,700 asylum claims from unaccompanied asylum-seeking children; admits its doesn’t have data on the nationality of the children; and says “We recognise a need to achieve a more equitable distribution of UASC”

In a Parliamentary Reply the Government says that since 2010, the UK has received over 23,700 asylum claims from unaccompanied asylum-seeking children; admits its doesn’t have data on the nationality of the children; and says “We recognise a need to achieve a more equitable distribution of UASC”

Baroness Williams of Trafford, the Home Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL8010): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government how many unaccompanied children have been transferred since June to...

Government dodges answering a question about the steps they will take, when determining the eligibility of British National (Overseas) passport holders to settle in the UK, to ascertain whether the applicants (1) have supported the Chinese Communist Party in the past, and (2) are committed to democracy, human rights and the rule of law.

Government dodges answering a question about the steps they will take, when determining the eligibility of British National (Overseas) passport holders to settle in the UK, to ascertain whether the applicants (1) have supported the Chinese Communist Party in the past,...

Minister replies to questions about reports that up to 10,000 people could be victims of modern slavery in textile factories in Leicester; that “a conspiracy of silence” has prevented action from being taken on such victims’ behalf; and that the Centre for Social Justice estimates that estimates there are at least 100,000 victims of modern slavery in the UK each year.

Minister replies to questions about reports that up to 10,000 people could be victims of modern slavery in textile factories in Leicester; that “a conspiracy of silence” has prevented action from being taken on such victims’ behalf; and that the Centre for Social Justice estimates that estimates there are at least 100,000 victims of modern slavery in the UK each year.

Minister replies to questions about reports that up to 10,000 people could be victims of modern slavery in textile factories in Leicester;that “a conspiracy of silence” has prevented action from being taken on such victims' behalf; and that the Centre for Social...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

Home Office estimates that Hong Kongers coming to UK could generate £6bn in tax revenues. Lord Skidelsky suggests that a vibrant new city harnessing Hong Kong skills and drive could be created in the North and Education Ministers are asked to ensure that educational opportunities are put in place.

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Hong Kongers coming to the UK could generate £6bn in tax revenues. The Telegraph report suggests that eligible Hong Kong residents looking to escape Chinese state repression can sidestep tests that other migrants will face from...