Press Coverage

IMG_1332Findings from the project have been covered in a range of media, both in the UK and internationally. Below are details of some of this coverage and links to see how the research has been used. If you’re interested in hearing more, or are researching a story on asylum accommodation and seek a press comment, please contact me, thanks.

Newspapers and magazines

Privata asylboenden försvårar integration PROLETÄREN (Sweden) 15th December 2016

Asylum support system increasingly fragmented ESRC Society Now Magazine Autumn 2016

Companies providing asylum seekers housing putting profits ahead of wellbeing, says study The Independent 24th March 2016

G4S is een symptoom voor een dieper problem Apache Magazine (Belgium) 15th July 2016

Schilder asielzoekers niet af als last, kijk ook naar kansen Apache Magazine (Belgium) 14th July 2016

Ingrained problems – Manchester University expert discusses asylum crisis Mancunian Matters 25th March 2016

Scotland has been very kind to us – Syrian refugees on resettlement The Scottish Mail on Sunday 24th July 2016

Rethinking refugees: coming together to solve the crisis Salt Business Magazine 15th December 2015

UK asylum seekers living in poverty Mancunian Matters 1st July 2014


BBC Radio 4 File on Four Asylum seekers broadcast 15th February 2015

Lithuanian National Radio discussion on refugee policy across Europe (in Lithuanian) broadcast 30th October 2016

I have also made multiple appearances on BBC Radio to comment on refugee policy in the UK and the asylum dispersal system, most notably on BBC Radio Five Live and BBC Radio Manchester.


Interview with BBC North West Tonight on asylum dispersals in the North West, broadcast BBC 1 10th February 2015

Interview with Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (Croatian National Television) on refugee policy in Europe, broadcast 20th August 2015

Interview with Russia Today on the ‘refugee crisis’, containment policies and Calais, broadcast 31st July 2015

Interview with ITV Granada on asylum dispersal policies in the UK and their regional effects, broadcast 3rd March 2016

Interview with BBC Sunday Politics North West on asylum dispersal and refugee resettlement policies, broadcast 20th September 2015

Interview with BBC News South on asylum dispersal and the role of local authorities, broadcast 12th October 2015





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