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20 November 2020
Mike Adamson, Chief Executive, British Red Cross responds to reports that the 0.7 per cent of Gross National Income aid target is under threat. Read the full statement.
12 November 2020
The British Red Cross finds the system that gives refugees who are granted asylum in the UK the right to safely bring their family to join them is actually putting people in danger. In its report ‘The Long Road to Reunion: making refugee family reunion safer’, published today, British Red Cross makes a series of simple recommendations to the Home Office to make this route safer.
27 October 2020
Joint report by Healthwatch England and British Red Cross into hospital discharge changes during first peak of Covid-19.
19 October 2020
This evening, MPs voted down the Dubs amendement, which is calling for existing refugee family reunion rules to continue after we officially leave the EU at the end of the year. Our Director of Policy and Advocacy responds...
19 October 2020
Globally, the Red Cross has so far reached nearly 1 in 30 people with support; we will continue to be there for as long as we are needed. From the UK, to Yemen, to Bangladesh, and beyond, we have all been affected by this pandemic.
15 October 2020
We stand on the precipice of disaster as climate change collides with coronavirus to create a humanitarian crisis of catastrophic proportions.
11 October 2020
The British Red Cross has expressed concerns over the use of former Ministry of Defence premises being used as accommodation for people who are applying for sanctuary in the UK.
05 October 2020
The House of Lords has voted 317 to 223 in favour safeguarding existing routes to family reunion once the transition period ends on 31 December 2020. Read our Director of Policy and Advocacy's response.
04 October 2020
At the Conservative Party Conference, 4 October 2020, the Home Secretary spoke about proposals for asylum reforms, reflecting that the asylum system is currently 'broken'. Read Mike Adamson's response.
03 October 2020
Mike Adamson writes in The Times on the need for protection for those fleeing war and persecution after reports the Government is considering housing asylum applicants on small islands and disused cruise liners. Read the full letter, published 3 October.
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