Asylum Bill webinar – 28 September

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Ripon City of Sanctuary is hosting a webinar to explore the real dangers presented by the new Nationality and Borders Bill, currently making its way through Parliament.

Nicola David, Chair of Ripon City of Sanctuary states:

It is no exaggeration to say that this bill dismantles the UK’s asylum system and seeks to criminalise asylum-seekers arriving here legally and with rightful claims. In many places, it is in clear contravention of the UN’s 1951 Refugee Convention and the European Convention on Human Rights.

You can read more about the webinar and how to attend in the flyer below or by going to the Ripon City of Sanctuary website.

Although the poster targets the meeting at ‘Clergy and lay leaders’, the webpage invites You, if you’re a leader, staff member or layperson in your faith community’ and Revd Rachel encourages anyone who feels strongly about this issue to attend with her blessing.