November 13, 2023 6.45 pm

Suella Braverman’s sacking brings hope for rethink of RAF Scampton asylum plans

Braintree MP James Cleverly has taken over as Home Secretary

By Local Democracy Reporter

Campaigners and locals are cautiously optimistic about a potential shift in the Home Office’s plans for RAF Scampton following the sacking of Home Secretary Suella Braverman on Monday.

Members of the community, who have been vocal about their concerns, now hope that the Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle change could lead to the abandonment of plans to accommodate up to 2,000 asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran at the historic RAF Scampton, the former home of the Dambusters.

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