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The Commons must not fail the children waiting in Calais or the Greek Islands in the hope that they will be able to reach their families legally and safely, says Lord Dubs.
Having a sense of belonging to this country is without doubt an intrinsic part of becoming British. But the questions asked of applicants do not on the whole seem to me to reflect the society we live in, says Lord Dubs.
The government is proposing policies that will keep families apart and put young people in serious danger – this must not be allowed, writes Lord Dubs
May Days: Despite a humanitarian crisis, three and a half years on, fewer than half of the children who could have arrived under the government’s tokenistic cap have been brought here to safety, writes Alf Dubs
Northern Ireland’s dangerous power vacuum would only be further aggravated by the reintroduction of Direct Rule. A jointly appointed ‘facilitator’ by the British and Irish governments may help overcome this impasse, writes Alf Dubs
The British public have been shocked by the scenes of children being torn from their parents at the US border. It cannot be right to invite Donald Trump to visit at this time, says Alf Dubs
The family unity provisions of the Dublin Treaty must be included in the Brexit negotiations, argues Alf Dubs
Unaccompanied child refugees are some of the most vulnerable to trafficking, criminality and exploitation. While May and Macron’s ‘Sandhurst Summit’ was a step in the right direction, much more still needs to be done, writes Lord Dubs
One of the key challenges for the NHS is achieving a safe and speedy discharge for older people who are no longer in need of acute care but who are unable to return home immediately, says Lord Dubs.