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Asylum: Newcastle upon Tyne

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 9 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether drinkable water is available on each floor of the Angel Heights asylum seeker hostel in Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne; and what payments his Department has made to the Angel Group in respect of this hostel since 2006. (320711)

Drinkable water is available from all four floors of the building. The UK Border Agency has made payments of £1,030,919.68 to the Angel Group for accommodating eligible asylum seekers in Angel Heights since 2006.