Numbers of migrants housed full-board in hotels rockets NINEFOLD costing taxpayers tens of millions of pounds a year amid record number of Channel crossings
- Asylum seekers are being put up in 100 hotels across the UK with full board
- A surge from 1,200 in March was caused by pandemic and record crossings
- Nearly £400million is being spent on housing 40,000 migrants across UK
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The Home Office has forked out tens of millions of pounds putting up thousands of asylum seekers in hotels with full board.
A huge surge in the number of migrants needing accommodation at the cost of the taxpayer has added fuel to the fire that the current immigration system is ‘broken’.
Nearly 10,000 people are now being put up in 100 hotels across the UK, a nine-fold surge from the 1,200 in March, amid high numbers of Channel crossings.
The Home Office has forked out tens of millions of pounds putting up thousands of asylum seekers in hotels with full board. Pictured: migrants crossing the Channel this month
The asylum budget has doubled in the last six years to nearly £1billion, The Telegraph reported.
Many millions are being