Statement | Bibby Stockholm barge death

A statement on the death of a person seeking asylum on the Bibby Stockholm barge.

The Scottish Greens justice spokesperson, Maggie Chapman MSP said: “This is really tragically sad news. My thoughts are with the person who has lost their life, and all of their family and friends who will be mourning their loss.

“The Home Office and others must urgently investigate what lies behind this terrible event. Our hearts and our support must be offered to everyone who is affected.

“The very existence of Bibby Stockholm is a moral travesty. Nobody seeking asylum should be made to live in conditions like this in the first place, and it is heartbreaking that somebody had to spend their last moments there.”

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