Accommodation Solutions for Asylum Seekers

Reading Time: 4 minutes Written by James Patricks 20/07/2022 What kind of accommodation does the UK provide for asylum seekers and how do we improve their conditions? I’ve seen people online claiming that we’re soft on asylum seekers in the UK claiming that we give them free hotels to stay in and I was surprised to look it up […]

Roe V Wade, Refugees and Northern Ireland.

Reading Time: 3 minutes By James Patricks 01/07/2022   As a man it sometimes feels wrong to be writing about issues like sexual violence and abortion when they are issues that I will never (or probably will never) have experience. However these are important topics and I’ve done my best to research them thoroughly so I can give an […]

Our Government is failing the people of Ukraine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Written by James Patricks, Sona Circle 01/06/22   14 million people are said to have fled their homes since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February. Many governments across Europe have stepped up and taken in refugees in their millions. Poland has been an incredible example to the rest of the world, taking […]

‘Fairness’? A response to the UK Government’s Rwanda asylum plan

Reading Time: 4 minutes Written by Hannah Munday, Sona Circle 04/05/22   Fairness, defined by the Cambridge English Dictionary, is “the quality of treating people equally or in a way that is right or reasonable.” According to the Oxford equivalent, it was archaically used to denote ‘gentleness; kindness’, ‘sometimes contrasted with foulness’. Fairness, was also the word chosen by UK […]