Destitution and Asylum in Scotland


About the Inquiry

The Equalities and Human Rights Committee [EHRiC] is seeking views on the issue of destitution amongst asylum seekers in Scotland.

The EHRiC has published a call for evidence (25 January) seeking the views of those seeking asylum, and other relevant stakeholders. Please see the call for evidence on the questions the Committee is seeking a response to and how to make a submission to the Committee- 


The closing date for submissions is 6pm on Wednesday 8 March 2017



Wednesday 25 January  - Launch of call for evidence

February/March - Committee fact finding visits

Wednesday 8 March - Close of call for evidence

Mid-late March - Oral evidence taking (to be confirmed)

April - Publication of Committee's findings and recommendations