UNHCR concerned over Braverman’s asylum speech

Responding to the home secretary's comments that the current asylum system is not “fit for our modern age”, the UNHCR Representative to the UK, Vicky Tennant, has said that the group is concerned when the relevancy of the UN Refugee Convention is “called into question.” Ms Tennant said that the Convention enabled “millions of people every year are able to access safety and protection.”.