Archive for March 2011

ECDN delighted by support for “Keep Your Promise…” launch

Dozens of supporters from across London and much further afield joined with End Child Detention Now and Shpresa Programme on Saturday 26 March to launch the “Keep Your Promise…” video and to hear speakers discuss the campaign to end child detention and the prospects for a genuine end to detention in light of the government’s […]

Keep Your Promise campaign launch London 26th March

On Saturday 26th March at 5.00pm-6.30pm Oxford House Derbyshire Street Bethnal Green London E2 6HG Nearest Tube – Bethnal Green.   On 12 May 2010, Nick Clegg on behalf of the Liberal Democrat-Conservative coalition government announced that the immigration detention of children in the United Kingdom was to be brought to an end. On 16 […]

PROMISES, PROMISES

The most recent update on the Coalition Government’s promises to end child immigration detention is provided by a letter from David Wood of the UK Border Agency. It gives more specific details regarding the pre-departure accommodation, with which the UKBA plans to replace the current child detention facilities of Tinsley House. The title ‘pre-departure accommodation’ […]