Save the Calais Children

To the Prime Minister - Rescue the Calais children from a 'living hell':

The government promised to help the thousands of unaccompanied refugee children in Europe. 300 are stuck in Calais, hoping to join family here and start school, but they've been left to fend for themselves. You spoke about social justice on entering Downing Street. With the new school term only weeks away, you can show that you mean it. Rescue the Calais children from this 'living hell' in time for the new school term.

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Terrified children are trapped in a refugee camp in Calais that a judge said was a "living hell" -- but we have a chance to get 300 to Britain and safety in time for the new school term!

I was a child refugee once, fleeing the Nazis, and Britain took me in and saved my life. So when I hear thousands of unaccompanied refugee children are going missing across Europe and our government is breaking its promise to bring them to the UK to reunite with their families, it’s personal.

Right now, these kids are suffering "squalor, destitution and desperation" in Calais because the government is dragging its feet. It’s unforgivable, but I believe if we urgently build a huge public push, we can get these 300 frightened children here before school starts!

-Lord Alfred Dubs, a child refugee rescued by the UK in 1938

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