CASE Research into Refugees Informs Commons Debate
Published/Broadcast 9 March 2020
"The LSE and British Red Cross found that extending it to 56 days could save up to £7m of taxpayers' money each year. Of course, the consequences of destitution are extra costs to the public purse due to homelessness and impacts on health and employability. Home Office Minister Chris Philp MP committed to look at the case made in the Red Cross report and study those numbers."
Read the report here: Extending the "move-on" period for newly granted refugees: Analysis of impacts and costs