2023-01-24 14:43:57

Missing child asylum seekers 'horrific' - Caroline Lucas

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Lucas and Jenrick on 200 missing child asylum seekers

Lucas and Jenrick on 200 missing child asylum seekersClose

Caroline Lucas has compared the Home Offices handling of children missing from UK hotels to the abuse of girls in Rotherham, who were treated like they didnt matter

The Green MP accused the government of staggering complacency and incompetence as she called for basic safeguarding in the hotels housing asylum seeking minors from abroad.

Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick said 440 children had gone missing, and 200 had not returned, nearly all being Albanian boys. He said the use of hotels had to end.

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