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Theresa May: Do not abandon the Dubs Scheme for refugee children

 

Theresa May has decided to shut down the Dubs Scheme - a promise by the Government to bring the most vulnerable refugee children to safety in the UK.

Our country has a proud tradition of welcoming those most in need. We stepped up to rescue 10,000 Jewish children from Nazi persecution.

I myself arrived in the UK by the Kindertransport.

Now more than ever we must stand by our values.

Thousands of children we promised to help are still in danger.

Britain is better than this. Sign to keep the Dubs Scheme alive.

Yours,

Lord Alf Dubs

Who's signing

Kay Pinto
Gabriel T Garcia
Vince Parry
Devyani Prabhat
Rachel Hattingh
Wesley Williams
Lisa Stone
Harry Cairns
Kelly-Star Baker
Rosie Lee
Teresa Dando
Emily Price
Hugh Gardner
Carolyn Emanuel
Matthew Hall
Angela Meyler
Ian Scott
Bonnie Evans-Hills
Andrea Carr
Shona Kyle
Isabelle Henderson
Marienna Pope-Weidemann
Saigon Moundanga
Catherine Lauer-Walker
Svenja Wandt
Fiona Carlin
jane ruddy
liz parkinson
Annette Mckay
31,220 SIGNATURES
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  • Kay Pinto
    signed 2017-03-04 16:25:05 +0000
    Children deserve to be protected. It’s our moral duty to do so. Abandonment shouldn’t be an option.
  • Gabriel T Garcia
    signed via 2017-03-04 12:33:54 +0000
  • Vince Parry
    signed 2017-03-04 11:09:07 +0000
  • Dr Devyani Prabhat
    @Devi636 tweeted link to this page. 2017-03-04 10:55:57 +0000
    Tell Theresa May: Do not abandon the Dubs Scheme for refugee children. SIGN NOW #DubsNow #BritainIsBetter http://www.citizensuk.org/dubs_petition?recruiter_id=50966
  • Devyani Prabhat
    signed 2017-03-04 10:55:30 +0000
  • Rachel Hattingh
    signed 2017-03-04 10:49:18 +0000
  • Wesley Williams
    signed 2017-03-04 10:28:32 +0000
  • Lisa Stone
    signed 2017-03-04 10:28:27 +0000
    Lisa Stone
  • Harry Cairns
    signed via 2017-03-04 03:12:43 +0000
  • Kelly-Star Baker
    signed via 2017-03-03 22:42:32 +0000
  • Rosie Lee
    signed 2017-03-03 20:50:47 +0000
  • Teresa Dando
    signed 2017-03-03 20:10:44 +0000
  • Emily Price
    signed via 2017-03-03 20:07:52 +0000
  • Hugh Gardner
    signed 2017-03-03 18:08:25 +0000
    If a rich nation like Britain, that has gained it’s wealth at the expense of the rest of the world, can’t help a few desperate people then it deserves the backlash that it will surely receive in the coming decades. Most of the refugees will return to their origins as soon as stability is restored anyway and that stability can be restored all the sooner if civilians are encouraged to leave.
  • Carolyn Emanuel
    signed 2017-03-03 12:47:19 +0000
  • Matthew Hall
    signed via 2017-03-03 10:04:44 +0000
  • Angela Meyler
    signed 2017-03-03 09:12:02 +0000
    We have got more than when we took in the last group of children let’s be generous
  • Ian Scott
    signed 2017-03-03 08:27:14 +0000
  • Bonnie Evans-Hills
    signed 2017-03-02 22:45:33 +0000
    Bonnie Evans-Hills
  • Andrea Carr
    signed 2017-03-02 21:59:20 +0000
    Please save these children. I’ve been to Calais many times. I have a nine year old son. I would die to think of him living in these conditions. I met a very young boy sleeping under a motorway bridge. The police took his sleeping bag in front of me. He was from darfur. He looked so afraid. He was wearing no socks. He was freezing. The next night I went to meet him to take him some socks and food. His friends said he’d gone missing after I’d left.

    God help them!! Surely they are the most vulnerable people in Europe right now
  • Shona Kyle
    signed 2017-03-02 19:24:49 +0000
  • Isabelle Henderson
    signed via 2017-03-02 16:32:16 +0000
    Isabelle Henderson
  • Marienna Pope-Weidemann
    signed 2017-03-02 16:24:34 +0000
    10,000 refuge children already gone missing on EU soil. How many more have to be quietly sacrificed to serve this government’s agenda of racist scapegoating? The resources, the power and the public will to do more, is there. The government has no justification for the cruel & shortsighted decision to scrap Dubs after admitting a handful of children to claim their right to sanctuary on the UK. No one who fails to oppose this may speak with any authority on the rights of children, international law or Britain’s ‘proud history of refugee protection.’

    History will judge harshly all who don’t stand up in the face of this barbarity.
  • Saigon Moundanga
    signed 2017-03-02 16:08:57 +0000
  • Catherine Lauer-Walker
    signed via 2017-03-02 12:53:05 +0000
  • Svenja Wandt
    signed 2017-03-02 12:31:40 +0000
  • Fiona Carlin
    signed via 2017-03-02 12:18:21 +0000
    Fiona Carlin
  • jane ruddy
    signed 2017-03-02 10:27:33 +0000
    The borough of Hammersmith and Fulham provided funds for an EAL unit at Fulham College Boys’ School many of whom are refugees.

    This has been VERY successful however since Theresa May decided to cut the numbers from 3000 to 300 our intake this year has been 3 against the 18 last year.

    This is a crying shame given that the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham wrote to Teresa May following her decision informing her that they did have a number of families to place the unaccompanied minors – surprisingly she did not bother writing back -
  • liz parkinson
    signed 2017-03-02 10:19:33 +0000
    liz parkinson
  • Annette Mckay
    signed 2017-03-02 08:57:08 +0000

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