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star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading EU Immigration: Children more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the actions which the other 27 member states of the EU are taking, individually and collectively, to address the problems faced by child migrants arriving in Europe. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government takes the welfare of unaccompanied asylum seeking children extremely seriously, and the UK has a proud history of providing protection for those in need, including some of the most vulnerable children affected by the migration crisis.</p><p>Whilst we are unable to comment on the specific actions taken by individual EU Member States, it is true to say that those States are bound by many of the same international obligations as the UK.</p><p>The June 2017 European Council conclusions on the protection in children in migration reaffirmed that the European Union is implementing a comprehensive approach to manage migration and that the protection of children is a mainstreamed element of this approach. It also underlined that the best interests of the child must be a primary consideration in all actions or decisions concerning children and in assessing the appropriateness of all durable solutions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-12-11T16:20:35.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T16:20:35.063Z
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2018
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