Glasgow could become the first city in the UK to pilot changes to the asylum process after a multi-agency taskforce recommended a number of proposed reforms. The city is keen to lead the way on proposed changes to the existing system agreed by partners on its Asylum Taskforce, which includes the Hom
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
Mears Group has agreed to buy Mitie’s social housing repairs and maintenance business for £35 million. The deal will be structured as a sale of the entire issued share capitals of Mitie Property Management Limited and MPS Housing Limited - a newly incorporated subsidiary of Mitie that has acquire
Councillor Barry McCulloch, convener of housing (centre front row), members of North Lanarkshire Federation of Tenants and Residents, Mears managing director, Barry Duncan (back row, third from right) and staff from Mears get together for the visit North Lanarkshire Federation of Tenants and Residen
Jim McCabe The leader of North Lanarkshire Council, who was reported to a watchdog for not declaring his friendship with executives at a company at the heart of a multi-million-pound council housing repairs deal, has been cleared of any wrongdoing.