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Concerns raised over use of ‘seclusion’ at Glasgow primary school
Serious allegations have been made by parents, who claim they had to remove children with additional support needs from a Glasgow primary school.
Ruling allowing Serco to evict asylum seekers sets ‘dangerous precedent’
Campaigners are warning that a "dangerous precedent" has been set by a "brutal" ruling from Scotland’s highest court that evicting asylum seekers by changing their locks is lawful.
Charity to launch legal action over ‘scandalous’ failure to help Glasgow’s homeless
Shelter Scotland is preparing to take legal action against Glasgow City Council over its failure to house thousands of homeless people.
Hundreds of asylum seekers will be made homeless as Serco restarts evictions
Serco's new lock changes will see about 300 people made homeless across Glasgow within months, with charities claiming they were given no warning.
Calls for First Minister to intervene to save Glasgow homeless services
The plan to cut homeless services in Glasgow by £2.6 million goes against government policies to eradicate homelessness, critics say.
Glasgow unveils plans to cut homelessness services by £2.6m
Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership are cutting support by £2.6 million, with the loss of almost 100 emergency and supported housing beds.
Serco asylum evictions legal case not ‘settled,’ says human rights lawyer
Serco has won a legal case over the eviction, but a human rights firm says the legal position is 'far from settled'. Meanwhile, hundreds are living with the threat of eviction.
Poor housing for refugees causing ‘suffering and stress’
People seeking asylum are being bullied, evicted and suffering in poor quality accommodation, say groups submitting evidence to a Westminster inquiry.