Responses to the inquiry

At the launch of the parliamentary report addressing asylum support for children and young people, members of the inquiry - including Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs, and a bishop - shared their thoughts about the report and the inquiry's findings. We also spoke to one of our programme workers who works directly with young asylum-seekers and their families.

The people who shared their thoughts include:

In response to the report, we launched the End Forced Destitution campaign. Please take part - email your MP now and ask them to improve the support for children seeking asylum.

Sarah Teather, MP and chair of the parliamentary inquiry

Return to the top of the page.

Members of the inquiry

The speakers in this video include:

  • Nic Dakin, MP
  • Baroness Ruth Lister
  • Caroline Dinenage, MP
  • The Rt Rev John Packer, Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds

Return to the top of the page.

Lisa Nandy, MP and shadow children's minister

Return to the top of the page.

Abdou Sidibe, Programme Worker

Return to the top of the page.

Learn more and take action