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Asylum: RAF Linton-on-Ouse

Question for Home Office

UIN 2564, tabled on 16 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the potential impact of the proposed asylum processing site at Linton-on-Ouse on (a) public services and (b) local residents in the context of that village's population size relative to the number of asylum seekers proposed to be accommodated at that site.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

24 May 2022

The Home Office is conducting an Equality Impact Assessment on the use of Linton-On-Ouse as an accommodation centre.

Key local partners and stakeholders have been notified of the plans for Linton-on-Ouse. We are bringing together statutory and other agencies on a regular basis both in the implementation stage and when the site is operational.

We are also engaging with the local community and discussing the site with them through scheduled meetings and forums.

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