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.
Template for a These Walls Must Fall council motion
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
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
Brighton & Hove and Cambridge City Councils say: These Walls Must Fall!
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.
Ten steps to get a local council to pass a motion against detention
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