Ending asylum hotel use would back UK 'into a corner'

By Mark Conrad and Martin Ford | 27 July 2023

The UK should not back itself ‘into a corner’ and exclude hotels as part of the solution to soaring asylum numbers, a senior sector figure has argued.

Ministers last week told councils to ‘step up’ their efforts to provide permanent homes for refugees as they issue legal notices for them to quit as they attempt to scale-down asylum hotel use.

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