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Asylum: Young People

Question for Department for Education

UIN HL843, tabled on 7 July 2014

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to issue guidance to social services departments on the special needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people, in particular in respect of post-traumatic stress and arrested personal development.

Answered on

14 July 2014

New statutory guidance for local authorities on the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking and trafficked children is due to be published shortly.