Government consultation with local authorities was ‘seriously flawed', says human rights solicitor

The High Court will today hear a legal challenge to the government's failure to implement the Dubs amendment and that by failing to uphold it the Home Office has put children's safety at risk.

The government has faced heavy criticism since announcing it would close the scheme designed by Labour peer Lord Dubs that aimed to help some of the estimated 90,000 unaccompanied child refugees across Europe.

The Home Office announced in February that the scheme would close foll...

John Vander Luit
Solicitors Journal

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