Thursday, 20 October 2016

Please just get on with it!

Having had a brief moment of optimism about Calais, I’m back in the slough of despond again.

Please, Home Secretary, just get on with it. Just get on with it and take ALL the children from Calais who have been identified as having a legal right to be in the United Kingdom. It is as simple as that – no quotas to appease the right wing tabloid press, just get on with it.

I can only agree with the spokesperson for French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, who is quoted by the Guardian as saying: “We cannot imagine the UK, with its traditions of human rights, will refuse to admit unaccompanied minors into the UK. The main objective is to ensure that these minors have a better life in the UK where they have family or friends living in the country.”