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The UK Government’s Nationality & Borders Bill seeks to overhaul the UK’s asylum system.

Although 53 MPs from Scotland voted against the Bill, it was passed by the House of Commons in July 2021. The proposals have been condemned by charities, faith groups and community organisations across the UK.

We believe the Bill is dangerous and cruel. If pushed through it would have a devastating impact on people fleeing war, persecution and human rights abuses. As part of the Together With Refugees coalition, we’re calling for the UK Government to deliver an asylum system that is fair, effective and humane.

Here are some of the reasons we’re against the Bill and how we plan to oppose it…
In it’s current form the Bill will:
If the Bill becomes law:
What happens next?
How you can help:

This post was originally published on Scottish Refugee Council.


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