More than 1,000 children left in Calais camp, say charities

Charities in Calais have said that more than 1,000 children remain in shipping containers in the demolished camp, with inadequate food and water supplies and no information provided about their future.

A child protests in the Calais refugee camp

Alf Dubs, the Labour peer who introduced legislation committing the UK to taking some of the more vulnerable child refugees, said the government’s handling of the situation was morally unacceptable.

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