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The Refugee Children's Consortium (RCC) is a group of NGOs working collaboratively to ensure that the rights and needs of refugee children are promoted, respected and met in accordance with the relevant domestic, regional and international standards.

Latest briefings and statements

For a full list of RCC briefings and statements, please see the Briefings page. 

 

General

RCC Statement on media coverage of children from Calais, 21 October 2016

RCC briefing for Westminster Hall debate on the future of the independent child trafficking advocate trials - 28 June 2016

Liberal Democrats consultation on how Britain can support 3,000 unaccompanied refugee children - RCC's response, March 2016

Children and Social Work Bill 2016

Committee stage, House of Lords: permanence for separated migrant and refugee children - June 2016

Immigration Bill 2015-16 

RCC Briefing on Access to Higher Education for Care Leavers - February 2016

Report Stage, House of Lords, Schedule 11: Availability of local authority support for care-leavers - March 2016

Report Stage, House of Lords, Clause 59: Out-of-country appeals and the impact on children - March 2016

Committee Stage, House of Lords, Right to appeal refusal of Section 95A - January 2016

Committee Stage, House of Lords, Clauses 37 and 38, Schedules 8 and 9: Support for certain categories of migrant - January 2016

Committee Stage, House of Lords, Schedule 9: Higher Education for care-leavers - January 2016

Committee Stage, House of Lords,  Schedule 9: Availability of local authority support for care-leavers - January 2016

Committee Stage, House of Lords, Clause 34: Impact of removal of appeal rights on children and young people - January 2016

Second reading, House of Lords - December 2015 

 
 
 

The Refugee and Migrant Crisis

'The UK can and must do more to help refugee children' - RCC's response to the crisis, 23 September 2015 

Asylum Support 

 

Letter from the RCC to the Director-General, UK Visas and Immigration, in relation to the Government consultation on asylum support for children and families who have been refused asylum, August 2015

Assisted Voluntary Return

Letter from the RCC to the Minister of Immigration on Home Office plans for the future of assisted voluntary return programmes, July 2015 

Committee Stage Briefing, House of Commons - Child Exploitation Offence - September 2014

Committee Stage Briefing, House of Commons - Child Trafficking Advocates - September 2014

Committee Stage Briefing, House of Commons - A strengthened statutory defence for child trafficking victims - September 2014

Committee Stage Briefing, House of Commons - Child Trafficking Advocates for all Separated Children - September 2014

Second Reading, House of Commons - July 2014