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New statistics show fewer asylum applications in 2020 than in previous year

A quick look at some of the Home Office’s latest statistics on asylum applications, grants...

Survey: experiences of refugees in Scotland living in private rented accommodation.

We are conducting a survey into the experiences of people with refugee status who are...

Our Covid-19 resources: support, guidance and important updates

During the Covid-19 crisis we are running our services via phone and video link. Please...

Joint letter: scrap dangerous new immigration rules for rough sleepers

Alongside leading homelessness charities, we have signed a letter urging the UK Government to reconsider...

Asylum support to increase by just 3p per week

The Home Office announced this week that asylum support will rise from £39.60 a week...

It’s time to reopen #SafeRoutesToSafety

Since March 2020 the UK hasn’t welcomed a single person through its resettlement programme. That...

Our vision for 2020-2023

Today, Scottish Refugee Council are launching our new strategic plan for 2020-2023. This plan sets...

Sign the petition to #LiftTheBan on right to work!

Join over 150,000 people across the UK and sign the petition to #LiftTheBan on right...

The real crisis is the public health emergency.

The real crisis is not people seeking refugee protection. The real crisis is the public...

UK asylum system should learn from Scottish Guardianship model

Our Head of Policy, Gary Christie, writes for The Herald about the positive impact of...