Author Archives: suzanne

Baroness Hamwee, Detention Campaigner Champion

LD4SOS Chair John Skipworth writes: Detention Forum https://www.detentionforum.org.uk/ have named Liberal Democrat Peer and LD4SOS Vice-President, Sally Hamwee as one of their ‘Detention Champions for 2018’.  Those of you who attended our AGM will already know about this but it was mine and Janet King’s privilege to attend the formal presentation to Sally at the […]

Rough Sleeping – and how refugees are affected.

Rough sleeping – its causes and effects, is at last being looked into more. 7% of all street homeless people is caused by those who have been given leave to remain, so are new refugees. One of LS4SOS Council wrote this letter to the Observer after reading one of their articles. Note that it is […]

WESTMINSTER HALL DEBATE ON PROBLEMS WITH ASYLUM HOUSING CONTRACTS

This debate on the problems around the existing housing contracts, and the new one’s due to start in September 2019 were debated in Westminster Hall on 10th October 2018. Lib Dem Ed Davey MP spoke out on the issues, and how badly the new contract was being handled, a huge contract of £4 Billion over […]