Asylum seekers arrive for a future but find only misery in squalid conditions in Glasgow
I MET a family of asylum seekers last week, lovely young people who are truly grateful to be alive and be together. But there’s a big difference between just surviving and really living.
All four of them – mum, dad, toddler son and three-month-old baby – were holed up in a budget hotel room, put there temporarily by the housing provider Orchard & Shipman who had failed, again, to give them appropriate accommodation.
They had no idea how long ‘temporarily’ would last.
Orchard & Shipman are the private property firm who hold the £60million Tory government contract to house asylum... read more
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