Campaigners urge councils to provide sanctuary to homeless people with ‘no recourse to public funds’ (NRPF)

More than a hundred charities, campaign groups, lawyers and local councillors have urged local councils not to evict homeless people with NRPF from emergency accommodation provided through the Covid-19 homelessness response. People experiencing homelessness are significantly more likely to suffer some form of mental or physical health problem. The open letter, signed by charities including …

End The Hostile Environment Now

The Human Rights charity Liberty has branded the new Immigration Bill part of the “hostile environment“. Liberty’s Gracie Bradley said: “It’s impossible to have a hostile environment which doesn’t result in human rights abuses – and expanding it is nothing to be proud of. The Government could use this Bill as an opportunity for redemption, …