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Unaccompanied Child Refugees: Europe (2 Nov 2017)

Yvette Cooper: Let me start by welcoming the work done by the hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen) and my hon. Friend the Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy) in securing this debate. Let me also respond directly to the hon. Member for Dover (Charlie Elphicke), who has rightly long had concern about the pressures in Kent and the conditions in Calais. I agree that all councils across the...

Children and Social Work Bill [Lords]: Education relating to relationships and sex (7 Mar 2017)

Yvette Cooper: ...are exposed to so much more than we were as children. In the short time available, I wish to confine my remarks to new clause 14, following on from the hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen). Yesterday, the Home Affairs Committee published a report that was limited in its recommendations because it was an interim report. We called for the Government to clarify and publish...

Unaccompanied Children (Greece and Italy) (23 Feb 2017)

Yvette Cooper: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Wirral South (Alison McGovern), the hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen) and others on securing this important and timely debate. I welcome the Government’s work to support refugees by investing in camps in the region and setting up the Syrian vulnerable persons relocation scheme. I also welcome the work with the French last...

Unaccompanied Children (Greece and Italy) (23 Feb 2017)

Yvette Cooper: ...and legal routes it will increase the number of children and young people who end up in the arms of traffickers and smugglers’ gangs, not reduce it. The hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen) and I visited Dunkirk and Calais on Monday. In Dunkirk, we met 13 and 14-year-olds who had been in the Calais camps. They had gone to the French centre and into safe accommodation, but...

EU Nationals in the Uk (6 Jul 2016)

Yvette Cooper: ...that it would be “unwise” to agree the status of EU citizens before wider negotiations had taken place. Here is where I would probably disagree with the hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen), with whom I have agreed many times on other issues: I do not think that it is okay to leave this issue to become the first priority for a new Prime Minister in many weeks’ time. It...

Immigration Bill: Detention etc. by immigration officers in Scotland (9 May 2016)

Yvette Cooper: ...House who have argued strongly for the measure. I welcome the spirit of the amendment tabled by the hon. Member for Enfield, Southgate (Mr Burrowes) and the hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen), and I am glad that the Government have accepted it. I was saddened by the contribution made by the hon. Member for Aldershot (Sir Gerald Howarth), and I do not believe that his...

Humanitarian Crisis: Greece (2 Mar 2016)

Yvette Cooper: ...assessment done? Will she consider whether the refugee resettlement programme could be extended not just to cope with young, unaccompanied refugees, as the hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen) said, but others with family in Britain who could look after them, so that Britain can do its bit in a fair way?


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