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FACT SHEET: Short Term Holding Facilities and processing centres for small boats crossings

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Today Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons published a report into Dover short term holding facilities. This report found that all those arriving were treated with kindness and respect by staff. However, it also raised a number of concerns about the …

The use of temporary hotels to house asylum seekers during Covid-19

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The UK has a statutory obligation to provide destitute asylum seekers with temporary accommodation, transportation and cash/subsistence support whilst their application for asylum is being considered. This is in accordance with the Immigration Asylum Act 1999, the Asylum Support Regulations …