Government failing Dubs Amendment children

Independent: Government leaving child refugees stranded in Europe due to ‘failing’ relocation scheme, charities warn

Exclusive: Ministers accused of letting down ‘most vulnerable children in the world’ after it emerges youngsters classified as Dubs transfers already had right to be in UK

“”The Home Office has been accused of “betraying” child refugees and leaving vulnerable young people stranded in Europe because of failings in its flagship relocation scheme.

Under the Dubs amendment, a limited number of unaccompanied minors across Europe are supposed to be brought to the UK and placed in local authority care.”

But The Independent has learnt that some youngsters relocated to Britain have been counted towards the capped total despite already having the right to be in the country under family reunification laws. [Read More]