Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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The Scottish Government has responded to the threat of asylum seekers in Glasgow facing homelessness and ‎destitution with emergency funding which will allow charities to provide support until their legal options have been exhausted. It comes after Home Office housing provider Serco revealed plans

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Maryhill Housing Association has joined the growing list of Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) frustrating the planned evictions of over 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow by telling Serco that it cannot change its locks without consent. The Home Office contractor had issued lock-change orders to tenants

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Glasgow City Council has set up a taskforce in a bid to help up to 300 asylum seekers facing eviction in the city. It was revealed on Monday that Serco was to begin the first of six ‘lock change’ notices at accommodation which is home to asylum seekers, many of whom are fleeing war or persecutio

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Around 300 refugees in Glasgow could be made homeless from today when a private company begins a programme of changing locks to emergency accommodation. Serco will issue a first six ‘lock change’ notices today at refugee accommodation housing asylum seeker families and lone men and women, many o

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A night shelter for asylum seekers or refugees could open in Glasgow if plans are approved by the city council. Glasgow Night Shelter has submitted a planning application for the new facility on the corner of Fairley Street and Carmichael Street.

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A new strategy has been developed with the help of more than 700 asylum seekers and refugees to help them settle into communities across Scotland. The main aims on the New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy, which has been endorsed by the United Nations Refugee Agency, are to provide education, hous

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Scotland’s local authorities have been praised for their work to provide a safe home for refugee families as the country marked the arrival of the 2000th refugee through the Syrian Resettlement Programme, three years ahead of schedule. Supported by COSLA, Scottish councils have met their goal to r

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