Why new Home Office proposals on asylum seekers are no cause for joy

Yesterday, The Times reported that refugees will be offered a path to immediate permanent residence in the UK (paywall). The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is

A better form of ‘blue sky thinking’ about asylum seekers is needed

Asylum seekers coming to the UK across the channel is back in the news. Not because we’ve had a particular influx (we haven’t really), but

Fact checking more claims about asylum seekers

Following on from my article fact checking the claims of Nigel Farage regarding the placement of asylum seekers in a hotel in Bromsgrove District, in

Bromsgrove, Nigel Farage and fact checking asylum claims

Recently, the village my wife grew up in found its way into the news. Nigel Farage took it upon himself to “expose” the fact that

Asylum claims & polity

Random thoughts on asylum tribunals

I was at the asylum tribunal in Manchester again yesterday. This time, I was there with an Iraqi Kurd who had to flee his country

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