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VoiceAbility joins challenge to government’s anti-refugee bill

14 March 2023

More than 320 groups and prominent people united ahead of the Illegal Refugee Bill’s second reading.

VoiceAbility joined charities, unions, businesses and faith leaders to call for a halt to the Bill before it was debated in Parliament on 13 March 2023.

We at VoiceAbility stand with hundreds of charities and faith leaders, and in solidarity with refugees, as signatories of this letter. We call on Rishi Sunak to scrap the calculated, callous and inhumane Illegal Refugee Bill.

Jonathan Senker, VoiceAbility Chief Executive

The Bill will legislate for the mass detention and deportation of refugees. 

You can read the full text of the letter and view signatories here: Open letter to Rishi Sunak

You can read further coverage of this story from The Observer here: Illegal migration bill is ‘cruelty without purpose’, says Archbishop of York