Uk Border Agency and Glasgow City Council

On 10 February 2011 The Scottish Affairs Committee published its report on the circumstances around the termination of the UK Border Agency’s (UKBA) contract with Glasgow City Council for the housing of asylum seekers in the council’s accommodation.

Report | Follow Up Written Evidence


Ian Davidson MP, Chair of the Committee, said;

"A lesson in communication mismanagement has been amply demonstrated by UKBA in its handling of this case. We must not underestimate the distress and upset caused by UKBA’s actions.


However, we are reassured that the minister acted speedily and it is now important to look forward; a number of issues surfaced during our short inquiry which we feel require further examination and we plan to hold hearings on these in due course.