October 27, 2023 7.30 pm

RAF Scampton campaigners and protesters brace for crucial High Court judicial review

They hope to stop the Home Office’s planned asylum centre

By Local Democracy Reporter

Residents of RAF Scampton, campaigners and the local council are gearing up for a crucial judicial review of the Home Office’s plan to convert the village’s historic airbase into an asylum centre.

Despite significant opposition, the Home Office intends to house up to 2,000 asylum seekers, largely from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran on the former home of the Dambusters. It aims to have the camp fully operational by Christmas.

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