Govan Law Centre

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The private housing provider at the centre of controversy over its plans to evict hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow has lost its asylum accommodation contract for Scotland. Serco will no longer provide the housing from September this year after the Home Office awarded the contract t

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A tenant who was facing eviction has been granted a stay of execution after Elderpark Housing Association decided against proceeding with an appeal case. Elderpark was granted Decree when it raised a court action for recovery of possession due to rent arrears accrued by the tenant, who was livi

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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

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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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