February 27, 2024 7.00 pm

One year on: RAF Scampton campaigners stand firm against asylum centre

“The fight isn’t over till the fat lady sings, and I ain’t singing yet”

By Local Democracy Reporter

RAF Scampton residents campaigning against the Home Office’s proposed asylum centre say they are not backing down ahead of the one-year anniversary of the controversial project’s announcement.

Friday, March 8, will mark a year since Gainsborough MP Sir Edward Leigh stood in Parliament and disclosed the government’s plans to house up to 2,000 single male asylum seekers at the former home of the Dambusters near Lincoln.

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