Members’ page


Membership and briefings

  • The RCC is currently co-chaired by Coram Children’s Legal Centre and The Children’s Society.
  • Enquiries about joining the consortium should be sent by email to kamena.dorling [at] coramclc.org.uk.
  • The terms of reference are available to download here
  • A template for briefings, statements and consultation responses is available here

Dates of forthcoming meetings

  • Thursday 23 November, 10am-12pm

All meetings are scheduled to be held on the Coram Community Campus, 41 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AZ. Click here for a map of the campus.


Subgroups

Protection subgroup

This subgroup leads on work relating to guardianship, trafficking and the best interests of children in the asylum and immigration system. For further information, contact the chair, Sam Whyte at UNICEF UK, at samanthaW [at] unicef.org.uk

Welfare subgroup

This subgroup focuses on social care provision for young migrants and refugees, including age assessments and leaving care support. For further information, contact the chair, Judith Dennis at Refugee Council, at judith.dennis [at] RefugeeCouncil.org.uk

Destitution subgroup

This subgroup focuses on the treatment of refugee and migrant families. For further information, contact the chair Abi Brunswick at Project 17 at abi.brunswick [at] project17.org.uk

Detention Subgroup

This subgroup focuses on the detention of families and age-disputed unaccompanied children for the purpose of immigration administration and removal. For further information, contact the chair Jon Hopgood at Bail for Immigration Detainees at john [at] biduk.org