British coronavirus news update


This November 2017 video from Britain says about itself:

Woman breaks silence about life in detention – BBC News

A charity claims the government is breaching its own policy by placing vulnerable female asylum seekers in detention centres.

One woman told the BBC’s Frankie McCamley about her time inside Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre.

By Bethany Rielly in Britain, 23 March 2020:

Fresh calls to release Yarl’s Wood detainees after woman inside is diagnosed with coronavirus

A WOMAN diagnosed with coronavirus while being held in Yarl’s Wood detention centre sparked fresh calls today for all immigration detainees to be released.

The Home Office confirmed on Sunday that a detainee at the notorious immigration centre in Bedfordshire had tested positive for Covid-19.

Women for Refugee Women reported that many detainees there have underlying health conditions but have not been given any extra protection or advice.

By Lamiat Sabin in Britain, 23 March 2020:

‘Terrifying’ emergency Coronavirus Bill would roll back disabled people‘s care rights

EMERGENCY legislation drafted in to tackle the coronavirus risks stripping care services from the disabled, the elderly and the vulnerable, rights groups and charities warned today.

MPs debated the Coronavirus Bill today, which looked set to be signed off by Parliament after the Morning Star went to print.

Food experts call for rationing to see Britain through pandemic: here.

Scotland closes all shops not providing food or medication in measure to help NHS: here.

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