Tag: Napier barracks

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Close the Barracks, Confront British Militarism

Reports have resurfaced from 2014 concluding Napier barracks ‘did not meet acceptable standards of accommodation’ even then and marked for demolition. Calls to close the barracks housing people seeking asylum on grounds of human rights and public...

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Inspection of Barracks Housing Asylum Seekers Confirmed

The UK immigration and prison officers have confirmed an inspection of barracks and Ministry of Defence sites housing asylum seekers will go ahead, following pressures from activists and MPs. On Monday, the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and...