KCC on reports of help for vulnerable refugee children

The government has today said £10 million will be given to help vulnerable refugee minors in Europe. The Home Office said it will work with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to lead a new initiative to resettle unaccompanied children from conflict regions. Recent world events have led to a huge increase in the number of Unaccompanied…

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in Kent

Under the Children Act 1989, it is KCC’s legal responsibility to care for under-18s who arrive in the county from abroad, seeking asylum. Recent world events have led to a huge increase in the number coming through the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel. The number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in our care has increased from…