Councils face increased pressure to respond to child refugee crisis

Adam Offord
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Kent Council is struggling to cope with a major rise in the number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children it is caring for, to the point where the government is preparing to force other authorities to share the burden.

Councils are being urged to help Kent deal with the growing number of child refugees. Picture: Simon Edmunds/Save the Children
Councils are being urged to help Kent deal with the growing number of child refugees. Picture: Simon Edmunds/Save the Children

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