November 24, 2023 6.30 pm

RAF Scampton residents raise alarm over asylum centre near school

A petition calls prohibiting the placement of migrants within three miles of a school

By Local Democracy Reporter

Residents of RAF Scampton have expressed deep concerns for the safety of school children in light of the Home Office’s asylum centre plans at the former base.

The proposal involves housing up to 2,000 male asylum seekers, primarily from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran, at the historic site of the Dambusters. However, local residents have raised issues about the lack of adequate provisions for the primary school situated next door to the base.

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