October 9, 2023 5.00 pm This story is over 5 months old

Tensions rise at RAF Scampton over uncertainity of asylum seekers arrival date

Residents are frustrated as police probe criminal damage and clashes with contractors

By Local Democracy Reporter

Tensions are escalating at RAF Scampton where Home Office contractors are preparing the base for the imminent arrival of asylum seekers.

Following incidents over the weekend involving criminal damage and confrontations with staff, the atmosphere around the former airbase intensified on Monday, with the police, immigration officers, and individuals presumed to be from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) all present on site.

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