As the situation in Afghanistan develops, w4mp is trying to obtain hotline contact details to assist MPs’ offices. The hotlines list has been updated this morning and will be updated each time new information is received.
Please let w4mp know if you have any contact details or other useful information which is not on the list and we will update it as quickly as possible.
Members of the public can look at the travel advice here: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/afghanistan
There is a 24 hour public helpline – firstname.lastname@example.org
For people who are currently in Afghanistan, they should call the British Embassy Kabul on +93 (0) 700 102 000 or +44 (0)1908 516666 and select the option “Consular services for British nationals” as soon as possible.
Further information about the British Embassy in Kabul can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-embassy-kabul and you can follow its Twitter feed here: https://twitter.com/UKinAfghanistan
The House of Commons Library has produced a research briefing – ‘Resettlement scheme for locally employed civilians in Afghanistan’ which can be found here: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9286/
“As British and coalition forces withdraw from Afghanistan there are increasing fears for the safety of thousands of former locally employed Afghan civilians who assisted them. This briefing examines the Government’s policies for resettlement of locally employed civilians in the UK.”