Bookings are now open for Sanctuary in Parliament 2018 – ‘Towards a Fairer System’. This event is taking place on Monday 12th November. For the latest details from City of Sanctuary, including how to book your place and invite your MP, read on.
Bookings are now open for the next Sanctuary in Parliament event which will be on Monday 12th November from 12 to 4pm in the Attlee Suite at Portcullis House, Westminster.
How do I book on?
Places will be limited and there will be a two-stage booking process.
2. You will be sent a link to an application form which then needs to be completed and returned to the team at City of Sanctuary.
Places for the following groups will be prioritised:
Constituents who have secured a definite commitment from their MP to attend (see below for details)
Members of City of Sanctuary groups who have not attended a Sanctuary in Parliament event before
What is the theme for the day?
The overarching theme this year is for a fairer, more compassionate system for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. Within this, there will be specific focus on the following issues, which are all key to producing a fair and humane system and will be areas of scrutiny around the upcoming Immigration Bill:
The right to work for people who have asylum claims outstanding for more than six months