The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees have commented on the news that a group of mothers detained at an immigration centre have gone on hunger strike in protest at being separat
Immigration minister Phil Woolas has admitted millions of pounds are being paid in compensation to migrants who have been detained in removal centres.
Press statement in response to the Children’s Commissioner’s follow up report to the Arrest and Detention of Children subject to Immigration Control.
The Children's Society welcomes today’s Home Office measures and promise of an action plan to help missing people and their families.
Around two out of every 100 North East children ran away from home or care in the last year, new figures reveal.
Camilla Engeset, Policy Officer at The Children's Society, and Addie Trude, Research and Policy Manager at Bail for Immigration Detainees, comment:
The Children’s Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees strongly support the Sanctuary Pledge, launched today.