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Refugee Family Reunion Bill passes next stage in UK Parliament #FamiliesTogether

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Refugee Family Reunion Bill passes next stage in UK Parliament #FamiliesTogether

The Refugee Family Reunion Bill passed another stage in its progression through the UK Parliament with its second reading in the House of Commons on 16 March 2018. Introduced as a Private Members Bill by the SNP’s Angus MacNeil back in July 2017, the proposed legislation hopes to improve the UK’s laws on the rights…

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Bid to keep Dubs scheme open fails in UK Parliament

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Bid to keep Dubs scheme open fails in UK Parliament

Just three Tory MPs backed a failed move this afternoon to keep the Dubs scheme open in the UK. Up to thirty Conservative MPs had been expected to rebel against the government, but many abstained instead and Tory backbencher Heidi Allen’s amendment was lost by 287 votes to 267. The BBC report that only three…

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