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Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on new Scots.

Over the next few weeks we are conducting two rapid surveys to understand the impact…

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“Stop treating people like pieces on a chessboard:” Sabir Zazai responds to Park Inn tragedy.

Our CEO Sabir Zazai reveals anger over ‘abject failures’ of the Home Office and discusses…

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National Audit Office report reveals damning failures in asylum accommodation contracts

In September 2019, asylum accommodation contracts changed hands. Here in Glasgow, Mears Group took over…

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Over 220 organisations write to the Home Secretary demanding an increase to asylum support rates

On Monday 8th June, the UK Government announced a shameful £1.85/week increase to asylum support….

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Scottish Refugee Council statement on asylum support increase

Yesterday the UK government announced a £1.85 a week increase in asylum support rates, equivalent…

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Urgent action needed in response to death in Glasgow asylum accommodation

We are deeply saddened by the death of a member of our community in Glasgow….

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Covid-19: a safe and accessible asylum system is urgently needed

Our recommendations for a safe and accessible asylum system during and beyond Covid-19. Three weeks…

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Supreme Court denies Ali vs Serco lock-change appeal

Asylum accommodation provider Serco has been trying to evict hundreds of people from their homes…

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Covid-19: No evictions for three months

The Home Office has confirmed that all evictions and terminations of asylum support have been…

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