Dear Friends and Colleagues, My occasional letters to MPs and government ministers often provoke a reply which makes highly dubious claims, including that ‘the UK settles more refugees than any other European country’.  Lots of these claims appear in right-wing tabloids and even supposedly reputable newspapers – so loads of people actually believe them. But … Continue reading

Roger’s Rant from early August 2021


For many of us, planning a journey is as simple as typing the desired location into our smartphone and pressing ‘Find Route’. But sadly, for refugees undertaking the scariest and most important journey of their life, things aren’t so simple. The problem is that in order to claim asylum in the UK you have to be in the country. The … Continue reading Roger’s Rant from early August 2021