Home Office Minister Sarah Newton writes for PoliticsHome to mark Anti-Slavery Day, announcing "a £8.5 million investment to transform the operational response to this complex crime."
Welsh Lib Dem Leader Mark Williams MP believes it is time the West addressed human rights abuses in Iran and that the UK must 'stand with the Iranian regime's victims in their quest for justice'.
Former European Special Representative in Bosnia & Herzegovina Lord Ashdown writes that a three hour ceasefire in Aleppo is not sufficient humanitarian access and calls on the RAF to consider airdrops to besieged areas 'if adequate humanitarian corridors are not established'.
Responding to the Home Affairs Committee report on the migration crisis, Lily Caprani, Deputy Executive Director, Unicef UK said:
The Chartered Institute of Building has released a new report recommending ways the construction sector could tackle modern slavery.
Making the right choices now can, and will, reverse this fate, new report says
There are now 11.4 million people aged 65 or over in the UK – nearly 1/5 of the population. Over 500,000 elderly people are abused in the UK every year. But human rights can protect older people in a number of ways, says Age UK.
Responding to the Government announcement at Home Office Questions to Unicef UK’s family reunification campaign, Mark Devlin, Chief Operating Officer at Unicef UK, said:
With revelations that Saudi Arabia is using British munitions to kill thousands of Yemeni civilians, many of them children, SNP’s Margaret Ferrier is fighting for an arms embargo.
The Deputy Head of the University of Exeter Law School Richard Edwards offers his thoughts on proposed changes to the Human Rights Act and replacing it with a new British Bill of Rights.
Lib Dem Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Tom Brake MP writes following his parliamentary event in support of Mohamedou Slahi, who has spent 12 years imprisoned in Guantanamo and faces a review board hearing shortly.