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 A DECADE OF DESTITUTION:TIME TO MAKE A CHANGE
Working in partnership to assist asylum seekers in Greater Manchester
 
 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
We would like to thank all the asylum seekers and refugees who took part in the research; for their willingness to give their time and share their experiences. We are very grateful to all the staff and volunteers at the agencies who participated in the survey.  Thank you to all the agencies that have supported the production of this report. Particular thanks go to Rebecca Ehata for conducting the one-to-one interviews and writing the case studies and to Estelle Worthington from the Regional Asylum  Activism Project and Dave Smith from Boaz Trust for contributing to the introduction and background sections of the report.
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 A decade of destitution: time to make a change
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CONTENTS
 
CONTENTS
2 Foreword3 Executive summary4 Background destitution and the Greater Manchester response8 Case studies11 About the survey12 Findings 16 Recommendations19 Appendix
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