Peter Markham

Young women on anti-Brexit march

More Uncertainty for LGBTQI+ Asylum Seekers in the UK

Gay and lesbian asylum seekers in the UK may in the future face more obstacles related to their cases compared with other claimants. This is because of changes being made to immigration rules by the Home Office post-Brexit. ‘We are in uncharted...

London charity supporting victims of Grenfell fire found to be institutionally racist

Institutional Racism Alive and Kicking in the UK

A London charity which offered support to victims of the Grenfell Tower fire has been, and remains, institutionally racist. This is according to a report by the Tutu Foundation which provides mediation services and was commissioned to conduct a...

Policeman stop and search a bag

More Questions Raised About Police’s Stop and Search Tactics

A new report has found that police stop and search targeted almost 68,000 people and vehicles in London in the three months from July to September 2020. It’s the first of a series of studies which analyses stop and search and has been published by...

New deal to curb migrant crossings in the English Channel will mean increased militarisation of borders

New Agreement to Curb Migrant Channel Crossings

A deal between the UK and France to try and stop asylum seekers crossing the Channel has come into effect on December 1st. The new agreement was signed a few days earlier by the Home Secretary, Priti Patel and the French Interior Minister Gerald...

Projects for anti LGBT+ bullying to be stopped

Another Green Light Given for Bullying in the UK

The UK government is to end the funding of projects aimed at reducing the bullying of LGBT+ children in English schools. In another government U-turn, the decision contradicts an earlier promise to carry on investing in school initiatives to reduce...