An end to the hostile environment?

Church leaders from Scotland and the rest of the UK have called on the Home Secretary to bring about and end to the hostile environment that is designed to make life so difficult for people who cannot prove they have the right to live in the UK that they will choose to leave.

Rev Dr Richard Frazer, convener of the Church and Society Council, said: “The Church of Scotland is deeply, deeply concerned at plans to evict up to 300 asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow… many of those facing eviction have already needed to flee their homes in the past from appalling violence, terror and war. It is unacceptable that this should be happening.”

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