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Emily Dugan
Senior Reporter . Former journalist. Author of Finding Home: Real Stories of Migrant Britain
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Mike Oct 6
The Agency is an arms length department of the . But apparently those arms are as short as Trump's hands are tiny.
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Emily Dugan Oct 5
Replying to @emilydugan
It seems the MoJ is still wholeheartedly denying this. For the avoidance of doubt, here are two of the key emails. Most of the redactions are the MoJ’s but I’ve redacted further to protect the civil servants’ identities
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Emily Dugan Oct 5
Replying to @YLALawyers @BuzzFeedUK
It’s the same quote they gave us. They’ve refused to respond to any of the specifics. Happy to put redacted emails online if there’s doubt.
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Emily Dugan Oct 5
Replying to @emilydugan
Despite the LAA saying the case was not strong enough to merit legal aid, the prisoner won in the High Court after her lawyer took it on pro bono
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Emily Dugan Oct 5
Replying to @emilydugan
In a test case challenging the MoJ’s ban on prisoners receiving books, official emails seen by BuzzFeed News show legal aid was rejected after a phone call from Chris Grayling’s office and a series of messages between government and the LAA
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Emily Dugan Oct 5
Exclusive: people suing the government were denied legal aid after the government was briefed on their cases
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Conor James McKinney Oct 5
The joys of journalism, as experienced by
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Hazel Shearing Oct 2
Students strapped for cash because of delays in their loan payments say they can't get answers from the Student Loans Company because of a shambolic system for handling enquiries
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Emily Dugan Oct 3
Shocking story from - Airbnb host declines a guest saying "I saw you were wearing a veil I don't think you'd fit into our neighbourhood."
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Emily Dugan Oct 3
Replying to @emilydugan
UPDATE: Paul and Jamila Ermitano have been given visas to stay in Britain until 2020 after a Home Office u-turn
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John Hyde Oct 2
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Emily Dugan Oct 2
Migrant rights groups say the government’s plans to give skilled workers preferential treatment after Brexit won’t work if the hostile environment continues
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Emily Dugan Oct 2
Home Office attempts to get journalists on board with their rebranding of the 'hostile' environment' as 'compliant' reminds me of DWP trying to pretend anyone called the Bedroom Tax the 'Spare Room Subsidy'
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Emily Dugan Oct 2
The headline on this scoop from is head spinning
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Migrant Voice Oct 2
“I had to abandon my shifts because I’d be prosecuted if I’d gone to work. The doctor just said that they’ve had to cancel 12 patients’ heart scans in one day just because of me.” Paul Ermitano
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Emily Dugan Oct 2
Replying to @emilydugan
Theresa May says post-Brexit Britain will welcome skilled workers, which presumably includes crucial NHS staff like Paul Ermitano and his wife Jamila. The ongoing Hostile Environment - as seen in their case - risks making that welcome seem hollow to anyone considering a move.
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Hazel Shearing Oct 2
Exclusive: Police and crime commissioners have backed draft changes to the law to improve menstrual provisions in police custody – and are calling for change in court custody, where detainees have to ask for pads & tampons
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Emily Dugan Oct 1
Excl: a cardiac physiologist and a nurse critically needed by the NHS are facing deportation after mistakenly accepting child benefit for their son born in Britain
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Stuart Millar Oct 1
Tory conference has just begun but there's already open warfare over Brexit, leadership and lack of decent policies Here's and with the inside story on Theresa May's desperate battle to save her Brexit plan and her job
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Emily Dugan Sep 30
Replying to @jamesrbuk
So very sorry to hear this. Courageous to write about it and a help to people who’ve survived something similar x
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