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COURT TO RULE ON ASYLUM SEEKER OBLIGATIONS FOR COUNCILS

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The high court will rule today on whether local authorities are obliged to provide food and shelter to asylum seeke...
The high court will rule today on whether local authorities are obliged to provide food and shelter to asylum seekers, BBC Radio Four's Today programme reported this morning.

At present 2,500 asylum seekers are being looked after by councils, at a cost of£500,000 a week, Today reported.
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