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We had a fringe meeting on this at Lib Dem Party Conference, and were pleased to have Professor Brad Blitz, founder of the Migration Observatory in Malta, with Dr Ruvi Ziegler, Associate Professor in International Refugee Law speak to us.  You can see the interesting presentation from Brad here Blitz Lib Dem presentation We were […]

New Lib Dem policy on learning to communicate in English agreed

We are delighted that our policy motion “Learning to Communicate in English” was agreed at conference. This motion recognises the difficulties experienced by asylum seekers in developing an understanding of both written and spoken English, and calls upon the government to develop an “English for Speakers of Other Languages” (ESOL) strategy for England similar to […]


Many people don’t know the facts on issues around asylum seekers and refugees. Do you ?    We did a quiz at our stall at Lib Dem Conference, and although nobody got every question right, here is the winner for the second time – Bill Town, with quiz writer Jacqui Bell, being presented with Fairtrade […]

Nothing like the facts

A range of information documents have now been updated on our website, under “documents”. These range from 20 Top Facts, information on immigration detention, housing, hosting, Azure Card, Right to Work, and Refugee Resettlement.  Our 2017 election manifesto is there too. we know that facts are few and far between, and also that real information […]

20 Top facts, September 2017

20 top facts, courtesy of Refugee Council. Do download, use and share and get the facts out there.20 TOP FACTS 29.08.2017