What is the Public Perception of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Britain Today?

Press ganger, Steve McVeagh discusses how the media determine peoples perspectives on asylum seekers and refugees. 

MORI’s 2002 poll found that people overestimated the number of asylum seekers entering Britain. 15-18 year olds – the next generation of workers, voters and policy shapers – held particularly negative views.

Steve presents the reasons for hope, and what can be done, to read the article please visit the Press Gangs Winter Newsletter:  http://lassn.org.uk/one-planet-leeds/

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