Afghan matching delays should be decreasing, insists mandarin

By Dan Peters | 25 November 2021

Delays in matching Afghan refugees with available accommodation should now be decreasing, a senior Home Office mandarin has claimed.

In some cases, the process has taken so long that local authorities have become reluctant to release homes because they end up sitting empty while the Home Office makes a decision.

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