BRITAIN is making plans to house record numbers of asylum seekers
The number of applications for asylum in the UK has risen by a third in March, the highest level since 2004 according to the Express.
The Home Office has ordered accommodation providers to improve and increase their stock to meet the increased demand.
UKIP, the party that lead the Brexit movement under Nigel Farage, expressed concerns of how much the move will cost tax payers. Immigration was amongst the key issues that were raised leading to Britain’s European referendum.
The department refused to reveal how much the deals would cost taxpayers but the previous G4S contract, signed in 2012, saw it paid between £600-£700million to provide accommodation for as many as 18,000 asylum seekers in 4,500 homes mainly in the North-east of England.