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Our key campaign priorities for 2021

NACCOM works with our members across the UK and people with lived experience to evidence and call for an end to destitution. Whilst we continue to reflect and learn from last year’s unprecedented challenges, we are now looking firmly ahead and are determined to make the most of the opportunities for change that could present themselves in 2021. There will no doubt be further challenges to face, given the ongoing uncertainty posed […]

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Blog: If we are to “build back better” for the post-Covid era, we must tackle health inequality, writes NACCOM’s National Director, Renae Mann

The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the gross health inequalities that exist in our society. If we are to “build back better” so that everyone has a chance to thrive, we must deal with the root causes of this tragedy, writes NACCOM’s National Director, Renae Mann.  People from […]

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Guest blog: The impact of Brexit and related changes to immigration legislation on EU nationals in the UK at risk of homelessness

The impact of Brexit on immigration policy is far-reaching, and includes changes to immigration legislation that will have immediate consequences for EU nationals in the UK who are at risk of homelessness, and their access to homelessness services and other state support. In this guest blog, Anna […]

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#StopAsylumEvictions; No evictions into homelessness – our response to the Home Office decision on asylum evictions and call to action 

As of the 15th September, the Home Office has resumed evictions from asylum accommodation for people with a negative decision in England, with plans to resume in Scotland and Wales in the future. We are extremely concerned about this decision, recognising its immediate and lasting impact on people currently in asylum accommodation who will face street […]

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New British Red Cross report shows the cost benefit of extending the 28-day move-on period – but we must still champion the moral case too, writes Jessie Seal, NACCOM’s Policy and Campaigns Coordinator

New cost-benefit analysis shows that extending the refugee move-on period would save public money – but we must not lose sight of the moral case for changing a policy that leaves people ‘destitute by design’, writes Jessie Seal, NACCOM’s Policy and Campaigns Coordinator. “On Tuesday (18th February), […]

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