June 26, 2023 2.59 pm This story is over 9 months old

£1.8m to hire more police for RAF Scampton migrant camp challenges

Another £2m will be invested in digital transformation

Lincolnshire Police has been granted an additional £3.8m funding by the Government, including £1.8m to tackle challenges with asylum seekers being housed at RAF Scampton.

The Royal Air Force station is set to become a new immigration facility under government plans which have sparked controversy from local residents and others. The £1.8million, specifically earmarked to assist the force in addressing the challenges posed by the Home Office’s decision, will allow for extra officers to be hired.

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