Asylum: Housing

Home Office written question – answered on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Shadow Minister (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any government contracts for the provision of housing to asylum seekers include options for the payment of a bonus to the provider if certain criteria are met.

Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Shadow Minister (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any bonus payments have been paid by the Government to any companies currently providing asylum seeker accommodation.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The United Kingdom Visa and Immigration Service (UKVI) discharges their statutory duty to provide destitute asylum seeker accommodation and transport via a suite of COMPASS contracts with three providers. The contract payment mechanism is based on per person per night cost and does not include any bonus payment facility.

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