Quotas call for UASC transfers

By Ann McGauran | 04 December 2019

Each local authority should have a quota for the number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) they accept via the National Transfer Scheme (NTS), says the former leader of Kent CC.

Cllr Paul Carter, who stepped down as leader of Kent in October, told The MJ: ‘I think there have got to be quotas for all local authorities.

'Everybody’s got to play their part.

'Everybody ought to be asked to take a sensible proportion spread evenly across the country.’

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