PM’s omnishambles deal- Referendum

Tweet Yesterday, the Prime Minister tried to spin his trivial set of demands as a success. He claimed that his deal represents a ‘substantial change’ in our relationship with the EU. However, the reality is that his limited demands have been watered down by the EU in every area. It...
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IOM Welcomes Turkey’s New Regulation to Grant Work Permits to Syrians under Temporary Protection

Tweet Ankara – The Turkish government today (15/01) announced the new Regulation on Provision of Work Permits for People under Temporary Protection which will grant work permits to Syrians registered with the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) and others under temporary protection in Turkey. “This is excellent news for both...
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Development spending will meet UK’s promises to world’s poor while serving national interest

Tweet Britain’s aid spending will be restructured to tackle some of today’s biggest global challenges including mass migration, disease, the threat of terrorism and global climate change, the Chancellor George Osborne and Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening have announced today (23 November). The new strategy sets out...
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New Secretary-General of the Commonwealth announced

Tweet Baroness Scotland was selected Commonwealth Secretary-General this afternoon at the Commonwealth summit in Malta. The selection of the new Secretary-General took place in a closed session during the 24th biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). The process was overseen by the CHOGM Chair and the Prime Minister of...
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UNHCR aids refugees on the Greek Islands

Tweet (UNHCR) – UN refugee agency staff have worked throughout the week to provide emergency shelter and support to thousands of refugees, migrants and the local host communities on the Greek Islands. An estimated 20,000 refugees and migrants are currently on the Islands of Chios, Kalymnos, Kos, Lesvos, Leros and...
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