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Pro refugee campaigns backed by HBC and the public

Hastings Borough Council has signed up to the Lift the Ban campaign to allow asylum-seekers to work after six months if their asylum claim is still undecided. Meanwhile the fifth annual Refugee Tales event took place this month with ample public support and the presence of several Labour councillors. Nick Terdre reports.

EAL service for school-age refugees reprieved

Following a change of mind by maintained secondary schools, the English as an Additional Language (EAL) service provided to schools by East Sussex County Council has been saved – at least for a year. The news has been widely welcomed, as Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 20:18 Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: asylum-seekers Bob Standley Dave Brinson ESCC Felicity Laurence Hastings Community of Sanctuary Hugh Hennebry Jay Kramer Nick Terdre

News from the refugee frontline in Calais

The Jungle camp in Calais was broken up and its inhabitants dispersed in 2016, but not surprisingly that did not mean that the many refugees and asylum-seekers looking to enter the UK disappeared. Clare Moseley, co-founder of Care4Calais, is coming to Hastings to talk about the current situation, as Felicity Laurence of Hastings Supports Refugees explains.

Posted 17:48 Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd asylum-seekers Care4Calais Dublin Regulation Dubs Amendment Felicity Laurence Hastings Community of Sanctuary Hastings Debates Hastings Supports Refugees Jungle
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