Plan to shut asylum seeker beds

The state agency in charge of services for asylum-seekers is planning to shut down elements of its accommodation system, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

12th March, 2011

The state agency in charge of services for asylum-seekers is planning to shut down elements of its accommodation system, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

The Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) informed the outgoing government earlier this year that it was drawing up plans to reduce the number of places it provides to asylum-seekers and refugees.

It said it was planning the closures following a €10million cut in its budget at the end of last...

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