On Saturday 9th of November 2019, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) UK Women’s Wing met with the Ghanaian community to addressed issues such as immigration, benefits, property rights, social work and care issues, and the impact of Brexit.
The event was hosted by Ms Shirley Kyei, the NPP UK Women’s organiser and her team.
The seminar started with Mr Richmond Mensah, a social worker followed by a well-known Judge, Dr Osei Addaih.
The event was also attended by a cross-section of the Ghanaian community in the UK.
Ms Kyei welcomed all attendees, thanked them and wished them the very best of luck with the information and knowledge that they will gain from the legal seminar.
Mr Mensah highlighted what families must know in terms of the legalities surrounding families and care issues in the UK.
He also pointed out what parents and families must know when identifying signs of abuse, neglect and self-harm amongst children; and how to access the appropriate help, support and early interventions.
Dr Addaih threw more light to the legal and regulatory changes due to Brexit and how that will impact on family ties after the Brexit.
He stressed the need for Ghanaians to update themselves in terms of all the legal structures regarding issues around property, divorce and parental rights so they are in a better position and well informed. "We are pleased that many of the attendees took advantage of the free legal consultation offered."