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Written Statement – Unaccompanied children seeking sanctuary in Wales

Regarding current Parliamentary activity around Clause 37 of the EU Withdrawal Act and family reunion for unaccompanied children seeking to re-join their families in the UK. Last week, the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Jane Hutt AM and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services, Julie Morgan AM wrote to the Home Secretary in support of the campaign to retain s17 of the 2018 Act which is the duty to negotiate with the EU for the continuation of Dublin III arrangements and this week, the First Minister answered a question in plenary: https://record.assembly.wales/Plenary/6073?lang=en-GB Today, the Deputy Ministers issued a Written Statement about this issue and UASC more generally https://gov.wales/written-statement-unaccompanied-children-seeking-sanctuary-wales