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Safeguarding migrant children

Behind the October newspaper headlines discussing whether the ‘children’ being ‘let into’ the country were indeed children, or were 25year-olds, lies the need to provide safe and loving homes for the unaccompanied minors waiting to reach safety in the UK.

Churches Child Protection and Advisory Service

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As tensions between opposing views in this current debate rise, there is a significant issue that is yet to be helpfully explored. There is without question a level of confusion over which people are entering the UK, about whether they have a legitimate right or whether some of them are in fact children as they claim to be.