Unaccompanied Minors in the United Kingdom

In this section, West selects the most up-to-date news, accompanied by regulations, data and studies regarding unaccompanied foreign minors: girls and boys from Third Countries, the majority of whom are under 18 years old, who arrive by boat in EU countries without being accompanied by parents or by an adult who is legally responsible for them.

Costs and benefits of a guardianship for unaccompained children


Around 2500-3000 separated and unaccompained migrant children arrive in the UK alone each year, most with no adult in the country that holds parental responsibility for them. Particularly vulnerable to traffiking and abuse, they have ...