Research

We carry out research and publish reports to highlight the experiences of refugees and illustrate the impact of policies on their lives.

We use the evidence from our research to influence key areas of government policy and legislation, in order to improve the asylum system and the integration of refugees.

In this section you can find Refugee Council reports, old and new, and reports produced in partnership with other organisations.

Title Publish date Overview

Legal aid cuts

10/04/2006

The Refugee Council’s submission to the Campaign Against Legal Aid Cuts (CALAC) about the impact of changes to legal aid [February 2005]

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Unaccompanied minors

10/04/2006

Ringing the Changes: The impact of guidance on the use of Sections 17 and 20 of the Children Act 1989 to support unaccompanied asylum seeking children [January 2005]

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A case for change

06/04/2006

How young refugee children in England are missing out [June 2002]

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Internally displaced persons

06/04/2006

Examining the conditions of internally displaced persons (IDPs) due to ethnic conflict and war in Sri Lanka 2003 [September 2003]

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Refugee rights

06/04/2006

ARC report: Providing Protection in the 21st Century - Refugee rights at the heart of UK asylum policy [2004]

Return to uncertainty

06/04/2006

Examining in detail the developments in the peace process in Sri Lanka in 2002 and potential for repatriation [July 2002]

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Rights and returns of Sri Lankans

29/03/2006

Research on the experiences of returned Sri Lankan refugees prior to 2002 [December 2001]

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Section 55

28/03/2006

The impact of section 55 on the Inter-Agency Partnership of leading UK refugee agencies and the asylum seekers it supports [February 2004]

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Education of Refugee Children

01/10/2005

Daring to dream: Raising the achievement of 14 to 16 year old asylum-seeking and refugee children and young people [October 2005]

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