L'hotel che ospita migranti del Canale che costa ai contribuenti 1,5 milioni di sterline è VUOTO

A HOTEL for Channel migrants is empty — after taxpayers forked out £1.5million to rent it.

The 162-room Holiday Inn Express was block-booked by the Home Office for five months, starting in November.

A Holiday Inn Express that was block-booked by the Home Office for Channel migrants is empty — after taxpayers forked out £1.5million to rent it

A Holiday Inn Express that was block-booked by the Home Office for Channel migrants is empty — after taxpayers forked out £1.5million to rent itCredito: Dan Jones Images

But councillors in Oxford object to it being used as an asylum centre.

Una fonte ha detto: “It’s staggering.

Since the Government booking it’s been closed to the public with a skeleton staff.”

A Home Office source said it hopes to negotiate a lower rate for the hotel, attached to Oxford United’s Kassam football stadium.

Rooms usually start at £50 a night and have TVs and air con.

Più di 18,000 migrants are in hotels throughout the country.

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Più di 18,000 migrants are in hotels throughout the country

Più di 18,000 migrants are in hotels throughout the countryCredito: Reuters

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