Croydon facing £9m asylum funding shortfall

By Martin Ford | 01 October 2019

Croydon LBC is heading for another financial hit this year as a result of a funding shortfall to support unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).

Officers have forecast a £9.4m deficit in costs relating to support for UASC and people with no recourse to public funds, according to the council’s latest financial monitoring report.

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