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Home Office ‘Go home’ vans were ‘unacceptable’, says study: First Survey Results published in The Voice

by Bart Chan

GOVERNMENT PILOT scheme vans brandishing the slogan “Go home or face arrest” is an “unacceptable” message for an immigration campaign, according to results of an independent survey recently carried out.

The controversial van campaign, that saw the vehicles driven through London boroughs for a week at the end of July, generated significant criticism from widespread and diverse quarters, including Doreen Lawrence, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, MP David Lammy, Business Secretary Vince Cable, the Unite union, and civil rights group Liberty.

The study confirmed the concerns of public figures were shared at a grassroots level, with 74 per cent of community respondents saying the “Go home” phrase was not acceptable, while 63 per cent did not agree with the van campaign.

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