Category «Sheffield»

STOP Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers demonstration

Outside Vulcan House giving the UK Borders Agency the message on February 15th STOP Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers STOP G4S!   Regional Demonstration: Thursday 1st March Assemble: 12.30 at Sheffield Town Hall. March to UK Borders Agency Regional HQ at Vulcan House, Millsands S3 8NS  “I don’t want a prison guard as my landlord” …

Stop Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers. Stop G4S

3rd February: Campaign Update SYMAAG’s John Grayson was interviewed by Toby Foster on Radio Sheffield about why G4S shouldn’t provide asylum seekers’ housing. Listen again at 7.45am during the programme. The Yorkshire Post newspaper of 3rd February has a detailed article on the subject, including statements from SYMAAG and G4S. There is also a letter …

Meetings with Nick Clegg

Along with other local asylum organisations, we have twice met Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister –in October 2010 and in August 2011.  Mr Clegg made it clear that the coalition would not implement all Liberal Democrat asylum policies but he would ensure that child detention was eliminated, except in a very few cases just …

SYMAAG ELECTION PLEDGE LETTER 2010

South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) c/o  Scotia Works Leadmill Street Sheffield S1 4SE dignitynotdetention@yahoo.co.uk 9 April 2010   LETTER ON ASYLUM TO GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATES IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE   We are writing on behalf of the organisations in South Yorkshire listed on the attached sheet which are concerned about the situation of …

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