Councils' role in asylum system to be bolstered

By Martin Ford | 23 April 2019

Plans are being drawn up that will give councils more of a say in where asylum seekers are accommodated.

The Local Government Association (LGA) and the Home Office are holding meetings to develop a plan to create a ‘fair and equitable asylum dispersal system’ but they warned it would 'not be achieved on day one of the new contract’.

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