UK asylum system is driving people into destitution, MSPs warn

The UK Asylum system is lacking in “compassion and humanity” says a report from MSPs.

The Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee’s new report criticizes the UK system. It has warned that “destitution is built into the UK asylum process”.

Committee Convener, Christina McKelvie MSP said “Our inquiry exposed a serious lack of compassion and humanity in the current system, which is leading hundreds to destitution. This is simply unacceptable.”

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