Over the last few months I have worked hand-in-hand with all primary and secondary schools in South Cambs to facilitate a mass response, from parents, teachers, carers and governors to the Government's Fairer Funding consultation.
Today, the Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill published a Written Ministerial Statement announcing that due to administrative errors, and according to legislation provided for in Section 67 of the Immigration Act, the Government will increase the specified number of unaccompanied refugee childr
I am sure like me, you are still in shock and trying to comprehend yesterday's events. Until yesterday afternoon, Westminster was simply my place of work, and I worked hard to make sure I never became part of the bubble, unconnected with the real world outside.
As you will know, I am passionate about ensuring the safety of unaccompanied refugee children. 2015 saw the biggest movement of people since the Second World War, and desperate children have continued to seek refuge in Europe in the subsequent months.