Asylum seeker invited to Westminster as MPs probe conditions in G4S hostel

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities

A female asylum will appear before MPs in Westminster today as conditions at a hostel run by G4S are probed. Cha Matty has spent a year in the Stockton hostel with her baby. Women at the centre have described it as like living in "cells", and have complained about dirty conditions and insults to their privacy. Though reserved exclusively for women with children aged under two and a half, the hostel is reported to be staffed almost entirely by men. Cha Matty said: "We are just numbers for them...

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