The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #165

date: 19/04/2023

Episode 165 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

You can download the episode directly here.

This week Rory is filling in for Craig, who is in Dundee for the Scottish Trades Union Congress Annual Conference. Rory is joined by Savan Qadir, from Refugees for Justice and the University of Glasgow, to talk about the current UK immigration system, the impact it has on refugees and asylum seekers, as well as the host communities they integrate with, and how Scotland could lead the way with a more caring and compassionate approach to immigration.

The podcast previewing STUC Conference (and Craig’s absence) can be listened to here: https://commonweal.scot/podcast/the-common-weal-policy-podcast-episode-164
You can follow the Refugees for Justice on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/refugee4justice
And find out more about their work here: https://www.refugeesforjustice.com/

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


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