Inquiry into destitution and asylum – by 8th March 2017

The Equalities and Human Rights Committee [EHRiC] of the Scottish Parliament will soon consider the issue of destitution and asylum seekers in Scotland and ways in which public services can mitigate destitution.

They want to hear from asylum seekers or those who have been through the asylum process (or their families and friends) who are either experiencing destitution, or have experience of being destitute while seeking asylum. They also welcome hearing from voluntary, charitable, religions/faith groups, community leaders and third sector organisations that support or advocate for destitute asylum seekers.

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