About Phil Davis

Phil has been working with destitute asylum seekers for over 15 years. He is responsible for the overall management of Hope Projects, including fundraising and new developments.

Lives at risk – Hope winter appeal

The asylum system puts lives at risk on the streets as it does on the seas. Its the same hostile environment in Birmingham as it is in Calais. Please help us. And please share this appeal. You can donate here. This has been a extraordinary year. Our work is always challenging but in addition (like [...]

By |2021-11-25T11:23:28+00:0025th November 2021|News|0 Comments

Afghan legal information

Hope Projects / TACTIC training legal information for Afghans refused asylum. Correct as of 3/9/21 3. Pushto - INFORMATION FOR AFGHANS SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UK_prs PASHTO 2. Dari - INFORMATION FOR AFGHANS SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UK_DARI1. English - INFORMATION FOR AFGHANS SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UK (003)

By |2021-09-03T11:46:24+01:003rd September 2021|News|0 Comments

Afghan Meeting

Afghan legal meeting. Friday 3rd September. 5.30pm Mix Cafe, 498 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 9AH Hope Projects and TACTIC are running an information session for any Afghan citizen who needs to make an application to stay in the UK or update the Home Office with new country information. This will be particularly helpful [...]

By |2021-08-26T10:11:19+01:0026th August 2021|News|0 Comments

Afghan legal meeting – Wolverhampton

INFORMATION SESSION FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS Thursday 14 October 2 p.m. Venue: The Lighthouse, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT   Are you living in the UK without papers? Do you want information about making a ‘fresh claim’ for asylum? Hope Projects and TACTIC are running an information session for any Afghan citizen who needs [...]

By |2021-11-02T17:20:27+00:005th July 2021|News|0 Comments

Afghan crisis

Hope Projects, along with the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants have written to the Home Secretary regarding the Afghan Crisis. The proposed resettlement scheme is a start, but it only scratches the surface. Alongside this, there are many Afghans in the UK, seeking and refused asylum because they were told 'Afghanistan is safe [...]

By |2021-09-03T11:20:53+01:001st July 2021|News|0 Comments


This is a shortened version of a blog published here: I’ve spent a few weeks looking at some numbers which tell an extraordinary story about the asylum system, and the ‘New Plan for Immigration’ on which the Home Office are currently consulting. They are so extraordinary that they make me raise at least 1 eyebrow. [...]

By |2021-05-04T17:03:32+01:004th May 2021|News|0 Comments

All Women

The shocking murder of Sarah Everard has prompted Boris Johnson to  speak out about his “determination to drive out violence against women and girls and make every part of the criminal justice system work to protect and defend them”. In November  2017 I wrote about the #metoo movement, trying to tread the finest of lines. Trying [...]

By |2021-03-17T15:14:20+00:0017th March 2021|News|0 Comments
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