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Lily Allen Hits Back At ‘Xenophobic’ Newspaper Response To Her Apology On Behalf Of Britain

A group of Conservative MPs earlier this month penned an open letter to Theresa May telling the government it “could do more” to help vulnerable child refugees

They pointed to the “heartbreaking” death of a 14-year-old boy, who died in the Calais migrant camp when he fell off a truck while trying to reach the UK

“He had a legal right to be with his brother,” they wrote, “but having waited for months in wretched conditions for the process to work, he took fate into his own hands with devastating consequences.

“He had travelled thousands of miles to find his family and his journey ended in tragedy twenty miles from our border.”

The MPs, including home affairs select committee interim chair Tim Loughton, said they were “heartbroken” by the scenes of children living alone in tents, living in fear and “at risk of losing their lives”.

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