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Project 17 Advice Service Is Now National                                             

Project 17’s frontline advice service is now national! Thanks to funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation we’re now able to take on cases from anywhere in England, working remotely over the phone and online.

Project 17, together with the University of Wolverhampton, the Public Interest Law Centre, ASIRT and Migrants' Rights Network, conducted a rapid research project on local authority responses to people with NRPF during the pandemic. The research was funded by the Paul Hamyln Foundation.

Changes to Nursery Entitlement                                                               

As of October 2020, a third judicial review challenge brought by Matthew Gold & Co. Ltd. Solicitors, resulted in eligibility being extended to 2-year-olds whose families have NRPF due to being undocumented or having no leave to remain, who also receive support from their local authority under section 17 of the Children Act 1989.