This is immoral and inhumane, not a serious solution to a humanitarian crisis.

Offshoring desperate and vulnerable people to "Ascension Island" would actually represent the Home Office sinking to its lowest level yet. 1/4
Our asylum system is in chaos.

The Government must stop its unconscionable race to the bottom and work sensibly towards creating a fair and effective asylum system based on humanity, compassion and the rule of law. 2/4
The UK's international obligations to those fleeing conflict and persecution are not washed away by the waters of the English Channel, nor would they be by those of the South Atlantic.

We must #StandUpForAsylum. Together, humanity can win.
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