'Serco has picked on the wrong city': Glasgow protest over plans to evict 300 asylum seekers
A hunger strike was announced at the demonstration by some of those who are facing eviction
HUNDREDS gathered in Glasgow on Tuesday [31 July] to express outrage at an announcement by the government contractor Serco to evict 300 Glaswegian asylum seekers, which may make them destitute.
An estimated 400 people turned out for the emergency demonstration organised in response to the unprecedented announcement which has sparked a cross-party coalition of resistance.
Exclusive: Glasgow politicians back direct action to prevent 'crisis' as 300 asylum seekers face eviction
Glasgow politicians would back direct action to defend hundreds of Glasgow asylum seekers on the brink of being locked out of their homes
HUNDREDS of Glaswegian asylum seekers face eviction from their homes in a shock move by the housing giant Serco, prompting outrage from Glasgow politicians who have said they will defend their constituents.
SNP says independence support will be boosted by Labour and Tory Brexit stance
Labour accused of failing to oppose hard Brexit as MP claims there is “no such thing” as the single market
THE SNP has lambasted Labour for failing to take a strong enough stance against Tory plans for a hard Brexit and have suggested Scottish voters are likely to turn to independence as a result, after Scottish Labour MP Paul Sweeney argued that there was “no such thing” as the single market.