Today House of Commons Home Affairs Committee published report on the work of Immigration Directorates calling on the Government to improve the support and protection it gives to asylum seekers and refugees. In 2015 there were 32,414 asylum applications from main applicants, an increase of 29% from the 25,033 applications received in 2014.
The IARS International Institute in partnership with Affinity Sutton are pleased to launch their Community Ambassador programme 2016 for young people in Rotherhithe (SE8 & SE16).
Over the course of a year, the project will engage with 12 Affinity Sutton young residents aged 13-25!
Opportunities for Young Ambassadors include:
The House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts has just published its Efficiency in the Criminal Justice System report which finds that the criminal justice system in England and Wales is failing victims and witnesses and is close to breaking point.
The report states that:
This week the Court of Appeal found that the UK government has no power to impose a curfew on people released from immigration detention as part of their bail conditions.
The House of Commons Justice Committee will hold its third and final hearing as part of the Committee’s Restorative Justice Inquiry tomorrow, on Tuesday 24th June. You can watch the hearing starting at 9.45am live here. The purpose of the session is to examine the Victims’ Commissioner’s recent report on restorative justice and the work of Community Rehabilitation Companies and the National Probation Service in providing restorative justice.
The Ministry of Justice and the Office of National Statistics recently released their latest brief regarding safety in custody in prisons in England and Wales covering deaths in prison custody to March 2016 and assaults and self-harm to December 2015.
On 12 May 2016, the Immigration Bill 2015-16 received Royal Assent, which means it now becomes the 2016 Immigration Act.
By IARS Founder and Director, Dr Theo Gavrielides. Governments around the world, the media and many intellectuals had us convinced that we are living a period when financial resources are more scarce than during the World War II era.