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NEW LABOUR VOCAB CHANGE OVR 'BOGUS' ASYLUM SEEKERS

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The home office has banned the term 'bogus asylum seekers' from its vocabulary, with home secretry Jack Straw prefe...
The home office has banned the term 'bogus asylum seekers' from its vocabulary, with home secretry Jack Straw preferring they should simply be called 'abusive asylum seekers, according to The Guardian (p4).

Immigration minister Mike O-Brien revealed 'bogus' was no longer in use in an interview with the Refugee Council's magazine 'iNexile'.

The rewriting of the New Labour lexicon coincides with the launch today of a Saatchi and Saatchi/Refugee Council advertising campaign to change public attitudes towards asylum. It follows Saatchi's recent shock advertisements for the Commission for Racial Equality. The theme this time is 'open minds, not an open door'.
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