Overseas net migration to Scotland nearly tripled between 2018 and 2019, from 10,000 to 28,000 (newly-released ONS statistics). To see more on the topic of immigration and Scotland, see our written evidence to a Parliamentary Committee from early 2018.
1. We make this submission after considering reports and official statistics that have been released about Channel crossings, asylum and enforcement in recent months. These include publications by the Home Office (HO), the National Audit Office (NAO), the House of Commons Library, the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee and the Independent Chief Inspector of […]
Last year the UK received more than 3,500 unaccompanied asylum seeking children, the highest number of any country in Europe (see Hansard debate, September 2020). Yet Home Office figures show that over half (or 52%) of asylum seekers whose age was checked after they claimed to be under 18 were found to be adults between […]