Strategy on child refugees delayed again

Shabana Mahmood MP has probed the Government on its failure to publish its strategy on unaccomanied asylum seekers. The strategy was due in May 2017 but a recent parliamentary question laid by Shabana elicted the answer that the report woudl be delayed until "the autumn".

Shabana Mahmood said: "There are currently 1000s of young vulnerable people in the UK who we have a duty to look after. This strategy is required to ensure that they receive better, joined up care. Local authorities are woefully under funded at present and we need to speed up the unification process by allowing these children to act as sponsors for their family."