Human rights legal bid against Serco eviction of Iraqi asylum seeker could set a precedent
Govan Law Centre has announced new proceedings against an Iraqi national threatened with eviction
HUMAN RIGHTS law will be used to challenge the legality of the evictions planned by the government outsourcing giant Serco in Glasgow, in a test case involving an Iraqi asylum seeker which could set a precedent for the 300 asylum seekers in the city under threat of eviction.
Temporary reprieve for asylum seekers as legal battle against Serco continues
A Court of Session hearing planned for Tuesday morning was delayed after Serco solicitors confirmed no evictions would proceed before court battle
GLASGOW lawyers have won a temporary reprieve for asylum seekers threatened with homelessness after Serco confirmed no evictions would take place whilst the court battle over the legality of the evictions took place.
'Game changer': Housing association warns Serco that lock changes need permission
A housing association which rents property to Serco have said the company would be in breach of contract if it made unauthorised changes to fixtures and fittings
GROWING resistance to the threatened evictions of over 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow has prompted a temporary retreat by Serco, with a number of housing associations who lease properties to the company saying they will oppose the move.
Govan Law Centre launches legal bid against Serco aslyum seeker evictions
Govan Law Centre has said it will launch legal proceedings against Serco over its decision to 'summarily evict' up to 330 Glasgow asylum seekers
A COMMUNITY legal project is to launch court proceedings on behalf of a Glasgow asylum seeker, challenging a decision by government contractor Serco who has said it plans to evict up to 330 people.
Scots social enterprise group says Serco debacle is evidence of 'cold corporate takeover' of public services
‘Monolithic corporations that place shareholder profits before human need can never deliver for people or planet’, says Social Enterprise Scotland’s Duncan Thorp
MORE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES are needed to stem the influence of “corporate greed and the dead hand of government” in the public sector, according to the representative body of Scots social enterprises.
'I am only Rahman from camp number 16': The story of a 'citizen of nowhere' on hunger strike to keep the Serco wolves from the door
CommonSpace speaks to Rahman Shah, one of the 300 asylum seekers at risk of eviction by government contractor Serco
EVERY DAY in interviews across the globe, journalists start out by recording the most basic details about the person they are speaking to, but for Glasgow asylum seeker Rahman Shah, the basic questions are the most difficult to answer.
'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.
Explainer: Why are asylum seekers in Glasgow facing mass eviction and a 'humanitarian crisis'?
CommonSpace looks at the facts behind the ‘humanitarian crisis’ facing Glasgow and dominating the headlines
HUNDREDS of asylum seekers are facing the threat of homelessness in Glasgow after a shock announcement by the government housing contractor Serco which houses thousands of asylum seekers.
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.