Summary

Asylum seekers move onto Bibby Stockholm barge on Portland

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  • The first asylum seekers have moved onto the Portland barge this morning
  • A group of around 50 asylum seekers have been told they will be moving onto the Bibby Stockholm barge today
  • It follows several delays and fierce opposition to the accommodation
  • A Government minister told a radio show that there could be 500 asylum seekers on the Portland barge by the end of the week - although Downing Street have reportedly played down this claim
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