Labour Party (UK)

14 migrant children arriving in UK from Calais migrant camp

Fourteen children left a border refugee camp in northern France on Monday to be settled with relatives in Britain — the first of dozens of children from the Calais encampment expected to come to the country this week.

The youths, aged 14 to 17, were brought by government officials and charity workers to a Home Office immigration facility in south London before being reunited with relatives, some of whom gathered at local churches.

Under pressure from charities, religious leaders and French authorities, Britain has agreed to accept scores of children from the slum-like camp in Calais who have relatives in the country, along with 3,000 other vulnerable migrant...