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Oxford City Council passes City of Sanctuary motion, calls for an end to immigration detention

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Oxford City Council has become the lastest to pass a motion to condemn the government’s hostile environment, and calling for an end to immigration detention.

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Haringey Council in London passes a These Walls Must Fall motion

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Haringey becomes the ninth local council to pass a These Walls Must Fall motion, following Manchester, Liverpool, Cambridge, Brighton and Hove, Islington, Lambeth, Bristol and Lewisham.

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Lewisham becomes the latest council to adopt a These Walls Must Fall motion

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“No human is illegal.” Lewisham Council unanimously votes to condemn immigration detention, and to endorse the These Walls Must Fall campaign.

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Bristol Council passes These Walls Must Fall motion

Bristol councillors have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a These Walls Must Fall motion, calling for an end to immigration detention and committing the council to taking action for the campaign.

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Lambeth Council endorses These Walls Must Fall, and calls for an end to immigration detention

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Lambeth Council in south London has become the latest council to pass a motion condemning immigration detention, and supporting the These Walls Must Fall campaign

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Template for a These Walls Must Fall council motion

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Lots of local councils are passing motions to support the call for an end to immigration detention. This is a template you can adapt and use in your area

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Liverpool Council speaks out against immigration detention

Last night Liverpool City Council passed a cross-party motion against immigration detention and in support of the local ‘These Walls Must Fall’ campaign. In a sign of a growing, community-based resistance to immigration detention, councillors from all four parties (Labour, Green, Lib Dems, Liberals) proposed a motion that called on the government to end indefinite detention, and that the system was “inhumane” and “not fit for purpose”. At the Council Chambers in Liverpool where the… Read more »

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Islington becomes first London council to pass These Walls Must Fall motion

Last night Islington became the first London council to pass a These Walls Must Fall motion against immigration detention! The motion also covers the Home Office’s ‘hostile environment’ and the rights of European citizens in the borough post-Brexit. It makes a strong statement of support of vulnerable groups who have been impacted by the Government’s immigration policies. Full credit to @IslingtonBC for taking a stand of this proportion to pave the way for others to… Read more »

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Brighton & Hove and Cambridge City Councils say: These Walls Must Fall!

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Brighton & Hove and Cambridge City Councils have just joined Manchester in passing These Walls Must Fall motions to condemn indefinite immigration detention and committing to action to build the movement to end the practice.

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Ten steps to get a local council to pass a motion against detention

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Campaigners are working with their local elected representatives to pass council motions against immigration detention. Here are some tips on getting a council to support the campaign in this way

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