The London Borough of Havering has just been informed by the Home Office that Palms Hotel on the A127 in Hornchurch is to be used to accommodate asylum seekers.
The Leader of Havering Council, Councillor Damian White has written to the Home Secretary Priti Patel, stating that the venue is completely unsuitable for housing vulnerable people.
Please see below for a copy of Councillor White’s letter.
The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has also added that he is completely opposed to this decision by the Home Office.
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