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Spreading the 'burden'?A review of policies to disperse asylum seekers and refugees$
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Vaughan Robinson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861344175

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861344175.001.0001

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Dispersal policies in the UK

Dispersal policies in the UK

(p.103) Five Dispersal policies in the UK
Spreading the 'burden'?

Vaughan Robinson

Policy Press

This chapter discusses the dispersal policies in the UK, beginning with the long view of immigration to Britain. It considers and evaluates the earlier policies in order that the evolution of policy can be understood and contemporary policy seen in its full context. It also looks at the previous and present dispersal of refugees, and provides a continuing commentary on dispersal. The Home Office internal review of 2001 is also studied.

Keywords:   dispersal policies, immigration, policy evolution, dispersal of refugees, Home Office, Britain

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