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COMPARING THE MANIFIESTOS – Humanity is for Refugees and Asylum Seekers too

COMPARING THE MANIFESTOS – Humanity is for Refugees and Asylum Seekers too We are proud that the Liberal Democrat manifesto has a full section on our views, values and concrete proposals for how we treat Refugees and Asylum Seekers. There is no condensing it, so no apologies if it takes time to read – we […]

Lib Dems announce proposals to fix broken immigration system

We welcome the official announcement below today by Christine Jardine of the Lib Dem fair and effective immigration and asylum system.   Note the link at the end to further information. These key points are part of a raft of Lib Dem policies on asylum and refugee issues.  You can see more detail through these links […]

Restoration of Legal Aid for asylum seekers

Letter to The Guardian from Lord Roger Roberts.  Not published, but here it is : Your article in the Long Read https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/01/dizzying-maze-uk-immigration-system-hostile-environment rightly highlights the issue of justice not being available to those seeking asylum in a complex legal system, leading to terrible consequences for many. Liberal Democrats have deep concerns about the situation and […]

November Election Special Newsletter

Here is our November election special newsletter, giving links to our mini manifesto on asylum and refugee issues, that will be needed for the general election, so please pass onto candidates in your area. November 2019 Newsletter Election Special Also there is information on the latest news and how it links in with established Lib […]

VOTING IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

Please share this with people who might not be registered to vote, as they are relatively recent refugees. NOTE if they have leave to remain, and do not have to have citizenship, but are from a commonwealth country, they can register to vote. WILL YOU HAVE A VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION ? There is […]