Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper has been quoted 9 times. The one recent article where Yvette Cooper has been quoted is Home Office decision to end Dubs scheme 'not backed by evidence'. Most recently, Yvette Cooper was quoted as having said, “There is a big gap between what the government has said, and the evidence we heard from local councils and from organisations like Unicef who are working with child refugees. This is too important to get wrong when children's lives and futures are at risk.”.

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The government has also said local councils can only take 350 children under the Dubs scheme. But councils told us that with funding in place they could take many more. That's why we want ministers to publish all the council offers of help they have had, and to find out how many more children they could take in the next financial year.

There is a big gap between what the government has said, and the evidence we heard from local councils and from organisations like Unicef who are working with child refugees. This is too important to get wrong when children's lives and futures are at risk.

The state of accommodation for some asylum seekers and refugees in this country is a disgrace. No one should be living in conditions like that.

For the sake of history, for heaven's sake have the guts to speak out.

I think the party does feel divided but it's also determined not to split.

Our promise of hope wasn't strong enough to drown out the Tory and UKIP voices of fear. That's what we need to change.

Unfortunately, the measures that the new government has put in place actually are cutting the number of jobs, increasing the number of people who are on unemployment benefit and increasing the welfare bills as a result.

We have got to make sure we keep up that investment to support the economy through a difficult time.

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