Author Archives: suzanne

ANOTHER PUSH TO END INDEFINITE DETENTION ( update)

There has never been a better parliamentary opportunity to finally end indefinite detention for immigration purposes. Ending such indefinite detention has long been a key policy for Lib Dems. It has featured in both the 2015 and 2017 manifestos. You can see more detail on our policy paper here. Our MPs and Peers have taken […]

EU WIDE PRINCIPLES and POLICIES

LD4SOS have issued this statement of Lib Dem Policies relating to refugees and asylum seekers, relevant to the current European Parliamentary elections  on 23rd May EU-wide principles We reiterate our commitment to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention and to the right of every person to seek and enjoy asylum. We support the creation of ‘safe and legal routes to Europe’ […]

HUGE PROFIT FOR GOVERNMENT FROM CHILDREN’S VISA FEES

The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has published his inspection of the Home Office’s policies and practices relating to charging and fees, together with the Government response. Citizens UK has revealed through an FOI request that the Home Office is making £2 million a month profit from charging children for citizenship, with around 40,000 children […]