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Lords Victory on Detention Amendments

Tell Your MP now to support Amendments  The Amendments We were all terribly disappointed last June when, despite an impassioned debate, the House of Commons rejected the amendments to the Immigration & Social Security Bill put forward by David Davis which would have placed a time limit on detention. Lib Dem Peers Sally Hamwee and […]

LD4SOS at LIB DEM CONFERENCE, video and other info

After the online Lib Dem conference we are giving some information for those of you that were not able to attend, or did so, and were not able to access the “booth” which was instead of the actual stall that we usually have at conferences. This is the video that played, it is only 2 […]

The Plight of LGBT+ Asylum-Seekers

“The Plight of LGBT+ Asylum-Seekers” Report of LD4SoS Fringe Meeting held on 26 September 2020 Over 80 people attended our online Fringe on the Plight of LGBT+ Asylum-Seekers. Our speakers were Leila Zadeh (Director of UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group – UKLGIG), Alistair Carmichael MP and Christine Jardine MP (current and former Home Affairs spokespersons), […]

Protecting Safe and Legal Routes for Refugee Children Post-Brexit.

Bradley Hillier-Smith writes: An important amendment has been proposed to the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2020. In effect, this bill will end freedom of movement between the UK and EU member states. Yet, the important amendment to this bill (Amendment 48) would commit the UK to maintain two legal routes for […]

Lib Dems Peers Leading The Fight For Changes in Immigration Detention

We were all terribly disappointed last month that, despite an impassioned debate, the House of Commons rejected the amendments to the Immigration & Social Security Bill put forward by David Davis which would have placed a time limit on detention. Lib Dem Peers have picked up the fight as the Bill makes its way through […]