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Deportations have begun

May 6th 2010

United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) has begun a trial scheme in April to deport Eastern European (A10) nationals who are sleeping rough, on grounds that their presence on the streets and without work is in violation of the treaty under which they were allowed to come here.

At present we believe the deportations are restricted to London and Peterborough, but they are expected to be extended to other London boroughs, as well as Oxford and Reading, if the scheme proves 'successful'.

We'll be reporting on this in the June issue, questioning the legal reasons and timing of the action.


May 2010



Held to account

Hostel evacuated from neighbouring blaze

Growing concern for homeless kids

Scottish government publishes homeless stats

A taxing question

Health records

Questioning 42

Cyber spotlight

Deportations have begun

Benefit cut appeal letter

Tin can tycoon

Community London count

Has Poncho ended?

Spoon the Tramp

Root beer float count

Zero in Huddersfield

Library outreach in SF

Tough times for charities

South Africa's World Cup poverty pretence

Post-Olympics Vancouver

Iceland accused of bleaching waste food

Tent Cities US - update

Street Shield 13: On the prowl


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