Cash support is currently set at £37.75 per person, per week. That amounts to just £5.39 A DAY for ALL of their food, sanitation and clothing. All too often, these migrants, while waiting for refugee status, fall prey to criminals who then control these desperate people by forcing them into illegal activities once they arrive. They risk ending up working for a pittance in a black market economy or face other exploitative situations. They are helpless and desperate. … [Read more...] about Migrants have a rough ride long after they land on Britain’s shores
One migrants per generation rule
In three separate pieces - subtitled "dreaming, hearing loss and saying goodbye" - the players evoked the experience of degraded hearing, with string lines infiltrated by the high-pitched whine of tinnitus, and musical motifs blurring and breaking down. … [Read more...] about Subdued Proms concludes after Rule, Britannia! row
Karim also considers peace talks with the Taliban to be inevitable, but they instill fear in her. "The entire idea of talking to people who have considered you and everyone of your same gender as unequal, who have killed your friends, who have destroyed your childhood … the entire idea of sitting and talking to them, I think, for me was very uncalled for. I had to really take long walks, talk to myself, talk to my friends, to really let go of this." … [Read more...] about After 9/11: Has Germany failed in Afghanistan?
"Probably the second half is more as we know it. But my realisation is very different at first - apart from the tune. That's so I can get nearer to what I feel is the original meaning of the Blake text, which is very searching and asking questions. The first half is much more dramatic." … [Read more...] about ‘Traditions should change’ says Proms composer Errollyn Wallen