All regions told to take asylum seekers

By Dan Peters | 14 April 2022

All regions of England, Scotland and Wales will be expected to take a share of asylum seekers under a new system of ‘full dispersal,’ the Government has told councils.

The Home Office hopes the move will allow it to reduce the number of asylum seekers – thought to be more than 25,000 - currently living in the likes of hotels by moving them to ‘less expensive and more suitable dispersed accommodation’.

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