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Asylum Policy under New Labour

Schuster, L. & Bloch, A. (2005). Asylum Policy under New Labour. Benefits, 43(13 (2)), pp. 115-118.


This article examines New Labour policies on asylum with a focus on changes in welfare provision. The changes that have taken place have resulted in the exclusion of asylum seekers from 'mainstream' provision and have led to an increase in poverty and destitution among some asylum seekers.

Publication Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Departments: School of Policy & Global Affairs > Sociology & Criminology
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