System for housing asylum seekers in Yorkshire is “teetering on the edge”, says council leader

The system for housing asylum seekers around Yorkshire is “teetering on the edge” and needs more involvement from local communities, according to one of the region’s council leaders.
Barnsley council’s Sir Steve Houghton issued the warning after he and 13 other local authority bosses wrote to Home Secretary Sajid Javid to say there is a risk of “catastrophic failure” for the system which provides accommodation for those seeking refugee status.

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3 thoughts on “System for housing asylum seekers in Yorkshire is “teetering on the edge”, says council leader

    • When he says we cannot come out of this scheme and even if we could he wouldn’t do so. He’s said all he wants to say on the issue. Didn’t he say he’s proud we are taking in so many bogus asylum seekers?
      But strangely they never seem to get housed at the Brecks or Wickersley.

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