December 1, 2023 6.30 pm

Scampton residents won’t be told of asylum seeker arrivals

Home Office said they want to avoid public pushback

By Local Democracy Reporter

The Home Office has told RAF Scampton residents that they will not be notified when asylum seekers are moved onto the former airbase in order to avoid public pushback.

At a public engagement meeting for vulnerable people held at the Lincolnshire Showground on Thursday, it was conveyed to attendees that the timing of the migrants’ relocation will be kept undisclosed, due to concerns about potential public pushback.

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