Migrant children transfer scheme could be mandatory

By Martin Ford | 28 August 2020

The Government is consulting on making the National Transfer Scheme for migrant children compulsory for councils.

Currently, participation in the scheme – under which unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) are taken into care by local authorities around the country – is voluntary.

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