Government pressured to end deal with contractors over appalling treatment of asylum seekers

THE government was pressured to suspend a deal with a private contractor today following the appalling treatment of asylum-seekers forced into hotels during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Glasgow MPs lobbied Tory ministers to explain the reasons for the horrific conditions being imposed on vulnerable asylum-seekers in Scotland. 

Pressure has been building on Home Office contractor Mears since April, when as many as 380 asylum-seekers were removed from independent accommodation and...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-06-29 21:20
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