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

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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 … Continue reading

Exclusive: Asylum seeker system in Yorkshire at risk of “catastrophic failure”, region’s leaders warn Sajid Javid

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Town hall leaders in Yorkshire are considering pulling out of the scheme that homes more than 5,000 asylum seekers around the region after criticising the “mounting chaos” surrounding the project. A letter signed by 14 council leaders to Home Secretary … Continue reading

Asylum Seekers – I know? Let’s blame G4S!

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In typical fashion our Council blames others for it’s own mistakes? G4S seems to be the victim this time. Funny how everyone was content with all this, when everyone was making money or benefiting in other ways from hosting asylum … Continue reading

Asylum Seekers – More On Complaints

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We are grateful to our anonymous contributor for these two examples of breathtaking hypocrisy by RMBC on the asylum seeker controversy. Click on images to read the full published articles, use your back button to return. First up is from … Continue reading

Asylum Seekers – National Audit Office Report

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The National Audit Office Report has just been released. This story has been referred to in a previous post, Complaint over asylum seeker numbers! . . . . . . . . Get the report here: Full Report .pdf Executive Summary … Continue reading