Questions for MPs/Hustings – destitution

Still human still hereCurrently single people receive about 50%of the normal income support rate when they receive support from the NASS system. It is arguable that even asylum seekers on NASS support can be defined as destitute, because they cannot meet their basic needs on the amount of support they receive.

Questions for MPs/Hustings – detention

Yarls-Wood-smThis is the first in a series of posts giving examples of questions that you may want to put to your MP, or at a Hustings. It will be updated as questions come in. The topic for this blog is detention:

People who have been detained for immigration purposes have no idea when they may be released, and some are detained for many months, and sometimes years.