Nationality and Borders Bill 2021: POLICY BRIEF

Ensuring LGBT+ protection is not lost

 

The Nationality and Borders Bill 2021 (‘the Bill’) makes sweeping changes to the UK asylum system. This brief highlights the particular and significant impact these suggested changes may have by endangering LGBT+ people who are fleeing persecution in other countries and seeking sanctuary (“asylum” or “refugee protection”) in the UK, specifically in relation to the following areas of the bill:

  1. Temporary protection status
  2. Accommodation and offshore processing centres
  3. Standard of proof
  4. “Late” claims
  5. “Late” evidence and expedited appeals

 

Click here to download the Policy Brief

Please contact your local MP to highlight the particular and significant impact these suggested changes may have, and feel free to share this Policy Brief to encourage support.
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