Legal aid


Children and Social Work Bill

The Children and Social Work Bill was debated by Parliament in 2016-17. RCC briefings on the Bill included the following: a proposed amendment on care planning for the permanence and stability of migrant and asylum-seeking children in care a briefing on the impact of changes to leaving care provisions on former asylum-seeking young people.   […]

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Access to Justice: briefing for Westminster Hall debate

There is no automatic entitlement for children to access legal aid. For refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children, their status in the UK means they are more likely to require legal advice for immigration or asylum cases, or to enforce other rights in the UK.

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Legal aid reform: implications for access to justice

RCC submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the implications for access to justice of certain government proposals to reform legal aid.

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RCC response to Transforming Legal Aid Consultation

A print-friendly copy of this consultation response can be downloaded here.  Introduction 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 human rights and welfare standards. Refugee and […]

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