Mike Dailly Govan Law Centre (GLC) has called for a new resilience strategy to challenge the adverse impact of Universal Credit in Scotland.
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The Home Office has lodged its full defences with the Court of Session in the legal challenge against a series of lock-change orders issued to tenants refused asylum in the UK. The government department’s contractor Serco had planned to evict more than 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow before being fo
Court of Session Assuming a person is intentionally homeless because they were evicted for rent arrears is lawfully wrong, the Court of Session has ruled.
The new First Tier Tribunal centre Govan Law Centre (GLC) has secured a First Tier Tribunal housing benefit appeal for almost £10,000 on behalf of a former homeowner in Glasgow who was facing eviction.
Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will today meet asylum seeker families in Glasgow threatened with eviction by outsourcing giant Serco and call for such services to be delivered by not for profit public bodies.
Mike Dailly Govan Law Centre (GLC) has commenced additional legal proceedings at Scotland’s Supreme Court on behalf of an Iraqi asylum seeker threatened with eviction by Serco.
A protest held against Secro's lock change programme in Glasgow Housing provider Serco has said it will “pause” issuing lock-change orders to tenants refused asylum in the UK ahead of a court challenge following pressure from campaigners, charities and housing associations.
A protest held against Secro's lock change programme in Glasgow Home Office housing provider Serco has denied that moves to change the locks at the accommodation of asylum seekers in Glasgow will trigger a humanitarian crisis.
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
David Bookbinder The firm behind “crude and cruel” plans to change locks and evict up to 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow who have been told they have no right to stay in the UK is under increasing pressure to suspend the action.
Permission for homelessness petition for judicial review to proceed against Glasgow City Integration Joint Board
Lady Paton Lady Paton has granted permission for a petition to proceed for judicial review of a homelessness decision against the Glasgow City Integration Joint Board (GCIJB).
Govan Law Centre has lodged an appeal at the Sheriff Appeal Court in a rent arrears case challenging the “regressive practice” by social landlords in Glasgow of preventing tenants from recalling eviction decrees. Rachel Moon, senior solicitor at Govanhill Law Centre, who represented the defendan
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Streetwork to announce the plans New actions recommended by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group to further tackle rough sleeping this winter are to be put into place thanks to new funds.
The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.
Govan Law Centre has been given £100,000 from Bank of Scotland Foundation to launch a new initiative aimed at helping prevent homelessness. The charity was one of 46 third sector organisations to share grants worth more than £830,000 after successfully applying for funding through Bank of Scotland