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Widnes Care Home Row

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LILYCROSS ASYLUM CENTRE WILL BE ‘ LILYGATE’ FOR HALTON COUNCIL

Following last night’s (Mon) stormy council meeting at which an application to convert a care home into an asylum seekers centre in Widnes was given the go-ahead opponents have pledged to contest the decision.

And UKIP leader Paul Nuttall, who had already urged Halton Borough Council to take into account comments by Jeremy Corbyn over the need for care homes, is supporting the protesters’ fight.

The former Lilycross care home housed 60 people before being closed down and owner Abid Chudary successfully applied for it to turned into an interim asylum seekers centre to be run by Serco on behalf of the Home Office.  Continue reading Widnes Care Home Row