Category Archives: Florence and Precious Mhango

>Happy 11th Birthday, Precious Mhango

>The best birthday present Precious Mhango could get today would be if Home Secretary Theresa May gave her and her mother Florence permission to remain in the UK and removed the threat of imminent deportation to Malawi. This is the … Continue reading

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>Happy Birthday, Florence Mhango – and how you can help

>You might remember that I’ve written before about the plight of Florence Mhango and her 11 year old daughter Precious, who are living their lives in Glasgow in perpetual threat of immediate deportation to Malawi where they could face permanent … Continue reading

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>Child Detention is a red line issue – end of story.

> “We will end the detention of children for immigration purposes” So says the Coalition’s Programme for Government  on page 21 and this is what I expect to happen, despite today’s story in the Guardian saying the Government is climbing down … Continue reading

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>Could Fast Track Deportation Judgement help Florence and Precious?

>I’ve just seen it reported on the BBC website that the Goverment’s policy of fast track deportation has been ruled unlawful by the High Court. Yet again, the UK Border Agency has been shown to get it wrong. I wonder if … Continue reading

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>The #florenceprecious vigil in words and pictures

> I know I’ve written a lot about Florence and Precious recently but I hope you’ll bear with me for just another couple of posts. It was a well organised event attended by varying estimates – the Scotsman says 70 … Continue reading

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>It’s not too late to blog about Florence and Precious

> I hope the day when it is too late to blog about them never comes. If you haven’t done a post about them, please think about doing so in the next few days to keep the momentum started yesterday … Continue reading

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>Thank you to everyone who blogged about Florence and Precious

>I’m in from the Vigil in Glasgow now and completely knackered and feeling pretty rubbish. It was amazing – a good couple of hundred people there and incredibly moving. I literally don’t have the energy to write about it now … Continue reading

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>Florence and Precious Vigil taking place now

>And that is where, hopefully, I will have got to. You are seeing this by the magic of scheduled posting. Anyway, all I really want to say is summed up in this poster.

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>How you can help Florence and Precious Mhango today. #florenceprecious

> When? 5.30 pm Monday 19th July 2010 Where? The top of the Buchanan Street, near the Donald Dewar statue, at the bottom of the stairs outside the Buchanan Galleries – if you can, bring a candle and some yellow … Continue reading

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>Blog and Tweet for Florence and Precious Mhango tomorrow #florenceprecious

>I make no apology for another Florence and Precious post. If you’re not familiar with their story, Florence Mhango and her 10 year old daughter Precious are in great danger of deportation to Malawi. They came into the country in … Continue reading

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