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Scottish Parliament: World Refugee Day (21 Jun 2018)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...Sweden they took in 70 Syrian refugees, yet for every 10,000 citizens in Scotland we took in only four. We talk about having a hostile environment policy on immigration—that was exemplified in the Windrush scandal—but we are dangling false hope for refugees if they think that they are coming to anything less than a hostile environment. In the debate, a number of points have been made...

Scottish Parliament: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy Travellers (12 Jun 2018)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...European Union migrants in the immediate aftermath of Brexit, which were fuelled by the irresponsible rhetoric of papers such as the Daily Mail , and the hostile environment policies that led to the Windrush scandal. It comes down to that feeling of othering—that fear of the incomer and of change. In truth, we are all products of a rich tapestry of immigration and of people moving around...

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