Please help defeat the UK Government’s decision tor refuse to take vulnerable children who are alone and at risk in Europe.
Please sign the petition put to the Government demanding that they accept the call to give sanctuary to children. Despite the scaremongering, we are a rich and well resourced country, very well equipped to provide sanctuary to a small number of children.
The petition can be found by clicking here
As at the time of this blog post there were 42,439 signatures. At 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament. So please share this link to everyone you know. The deadline to achieve 100,000 is 26 October 2016. But let’s not stop at 100,000, let’s show the Government that we remain an inclusive and caring country, a country that should lead by example.
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