July 14, 2023 11.28 am This story is over 8 months old

High Court grants judicial review of RAF Scampton asylum camp

Casting doubt on the Home Office’s plans

By Local Democracy Reporter

West Lindsey District Council’s legal challenge to the Home Office’s proposal for RAF Scampton will proceed to a full judicial review.

Over the past few days, the local authority has attended a permission hearing at London’s Royal Courts of Justice in an attempt to prevent up to 2,000 asylum seekers from being housed at the former home of the Dambusters.