Home Office policy on asylum support is unlawful

Asylum seekers are given so little in benefit that they cannot meet their essential living needs and the High Court has ordered the Secretary of State to rethink the decision not to increase support rates. Refugee Action’s research found that almost 40% of asylum seekers waiting for an initial decision on their asylum claim, do not have enough money to buy adequate food …

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Feeding the Conversation

Taghi Tazkir: Feeding the Conversation at Little London Community Centre. Last year, I spent many a Saturday volunteering with the Leeds University Student Action for Refugees (STAR) group who run conversation classes at the Little London Community Centre. The classes were always rewarding but tiring, both for the students and the teachers. That is where Taghi Tazkir comes in, providing …

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