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Churches condemn child-refugee limit

by Madeleine Davies and Hattie Williams

Posted: 17 Feb 2017 @ 00:05

OTHER church leaders have joined the Archbishop of Canterbury in condemning the Government’s announcement last week that only 350 unaccompanied refugee children will be transferred to the UK from Europe.

In a joint letter to the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, last Friday, leaders of the Methodist Church, Baptist Union, Church of Scotland, Quakers in Britain, and United Reformed Church wrote that they were “dismayed” by the decision, and urged the Government to recognise the “potential ...

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