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Telling the Truth about Asylum: Changing the Narrative – Lorna Gledhill at LBU, June 15th

6PM Wednesday, June 15th at Leeds Beckett University City Site Calverley (CL) 211 (this in is the main city site building, entrance opposite the Dry Dock, past the library and Grumpy Mule) Lorna Gledhill on the Refugee Crisis: ‘Telling the Truth about Asylum: Changing the Narrative’  Faced with the biggest refugee crisis since World War […]

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#bankholidaywhimsy – what’s the best insult your group/organisation has ever received?

Last year, Katie Hopkins said of Migration Yorkshire: “I am angry we even have a group called Migration Yorkshire. Like some wacky government branch of Thomas Cook, they coordinate travel, health and welfare needs for the Roma — on a never-ending, all-inclusive holiday in the UK.” Does your organisation have an insult it wears as a […]

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Q1 2016 Asylum Stats, via Still human, still here

Q1 2016 asylum stats Applications: In Q1, there were 8,228 asylum applications, compared with 10,100 in Q4 Decisions: There were 6,644 initial decisions in Q1, of which 30% were grants of asylum (1,963) and 1% were grants of HP/DL (52). This compares with 6,901 initial decisions in Q4, of which 35% were grants of asylum (2,381) […]

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