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The Electoral Reform Society have calculated that plans to ‘stuff’ the House of Lords with 100 extra Conservative Peers in the aftermath of the Lords rejection of cuts to tax credits would cost at least £2.6m per year.
On Saturday 12 September, right across Europe, many thousands gathered and marched to welcome refugees and urge their governments to offer more support.
The Prime Minister said yesterday he would not discuss with MPs the details of the Government’s targeted killing programme, the existence of which was revealed this week.
Christian Aid has welcomed David Cameron’s pledge that the UK will increase the number of Syrian refugees it allows in, but said the numbers must be ambitious.
Rehan Kurdi and her two small children, Aylan and Galip are dead. As the world now knows, they drowned while attempting to flee from the horrors of Kobane for a life of peace and safety in Europe.
The UK government has refused to support a British student’s request to be released from a UAE prison, despite his having been tortured into a false confession, says Reprieve.
The Church of England has intervened in the Calais migrant crisis, backing the Bishop of Dover who rebuked the Prime Minister for his "unhelpful" rhetoric.
Amnesty International has responded to David Cameron's announcement that the UK government is to allow ‘modest expansion’ of its resettlement scheme for Syrian refugees.
We have a tendency in these islands – particularly in England – to prefer our history packaged as 'heritage'.
Amnesty International has said David Cameron was “completely wrong” to say that “the vast majority of Mediterranean migrants are not asylum-seekers”.
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