“The low level of pay and the requirements for this job go hand in hand with consistent low quality of decisions for slavery victims in the UK.”

Emily Dugan • 6 days ago

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said without proper scrutiny the project could lead to "the same discriminatory mistakes that saw Windrush citizens wrongly labelled as illegal."

Emily Dugan • 7 days ago

The move is one of several announced in a review of legal aid changes, though many feel it does not go far enough. One judge told BuzzFeed News: "To call it a damp squib would be an understatement."

Emily Dugan • 12 days ago

Romaine, 24, has lived in the UK since early childhood and came to Britain after his father fled the Caribbean following serious death threats for his police work.

Emily Dugan • 14 days ago

Exclusive: Figures obtained by BuzzFeed News show that in August 2018 more than 1,600 children who arrived in Britain alone to seek asylum had been waiting more than a year for a decision.

Emily Dugan • 25 days ago

Exclusive: The Magistrates Association says court reform proposals present “a very real risk of unfair or disproportionate outcomes for the most vulnerable people in our courts”.

Emily Dugan • One month ago

A senior lawyer said heavily redacted internal MoJ messages obtained by BuzzFeed News showed staff were “deliberately frustrating legitimate journalistic inquiry”.

Emily Dugan • One month ago

Exclusive: A leaked report seen by BuzzFeed News reveals district judges warned of the risk of "the likes of Tommy Robinson" posting videos or broadcasting live on social media.

Emily Dugan • 2 months ago

Exclusive: “The reality is that there has been ... a haemorrhaging of experienced staff, a serious decline in staff and judicial morale, delays in all aspects of process and court systems that are even more broken.”

Emily Dugan • 2 months ago

Exclusive: More than 40 people thought they had been found executive jobs with visas attached by Amita Solutions. Instead they lost thousands of pounds and their chance of legal status in Britain.

Emily Dugan • 2 months ago

"It's absolutely the best Christmas present."

Emily Dugan • 2 months ago

“I’m free now; I can get a job, I can study. I still can’t believe it. I woke up this morning thinking, is this real?”

Emily Dugan • 2 months ago

Exclusive: Sir James Munby, former president of the family court, said there is “a very real concern” about the state of justice.

Emily Dugan • 2 months ago

Exclusive: Ministers have been warned that women fleeing abusive partners could see a sudden cut in their benefits because new transitional protections stop if a relationship ends.

Emily Dugan • 3 months ago

Exclusive: New research seen by BuzzFeed News shows that the number of people being turned away by family lawyers has risen fourfold since 2014.

Emily Dugan • 3 months ago

“Honestly, how many people when they find their soulmate ring up the utility companies saying, ‘Hello, Mr Water Company, I’ve got great news. I’m in a relationship!’”

Emily Dugan • 3 months ago

Five men were killed by a wall collapsing at Hawkeswood Metal plant in Birmingham. Their families were expected to represent themselves at the inquest despite not speaking any English.

Emily Dugan • 3 months ago

Exclusive: Internal emails seen by BuzzFeed News show officials in ministers’ private offices discussed legal aid applications with supposedly independent decision-makers before they were rejected.

Emily Dugan • 4 months ago

“I was gobsmacked. I couldn’t say any words. ... I’m still upset with the government, but I love Britain.”

Emily Dugan • 4 months ago

“Why can’t we have a human approach to immigration? Do British people not make small common mistakes?”

Emily Dugan • 4 months ago