The UN demands that asylum seekers in the UK who have been waiting for a decision for more than six months be permitted to work,

The UN demands that asylum seekers in the UK who have been waiting for a decision for more than six months be permitted to work.

According to a report, refugees living off £5 per day are being drawn into modern slavery and exploitation.

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The Nationality and Borders Bill amendment that would have made the change was not supported by the government.
The Nationality and Borders Bill amendment that would have made the change was not supported by the government.

In order to prevent 70,000 asylum seekers from being taken advantage of and forced into modern slavery, the government must permit them to work while they wait longer than six months for a decision.

According to a report by the organisation and British Red Cross, people are being driven into protracted periods of “financial difficulty” since they are only granted £5 per day to live on and are not allowed to work for pay.