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Napier Barracks Round Table Question Time

Napier Barracks, FolkestoneFolkestone and Hythe District Council have hosted a question time session on Friday 25th September with many of the people involved in the Napier Barracks migrant processing camp, including the Home Office. Speakers included:

Although it certainly did not answer all the questions that I and other residents have asked regarding the centre, it did answer some of them. A Q&A paper following on from the session will be posted soon on the District Council website.

The session was Chaired by David Monk as Leader of Folkestone & Hythe District Council and contributors included:

  • Damian Collins - MP for Folkestone and Hythe
  • Roger Gough - Leader of Kent County Council
  • Deborah Chittenden - Director; Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System, Home Office
  • Andrew Kelly, Deputy Director; Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration, UK Visas and Immigration, Home Office
  • Nigel Brookes - Chief Superintendent, East Division Commander
  • Nick Wilkinson - Prevent and Channel Strategic Manager, Kent County Council
  • Allison Duggal - Public Health, Kent County Council
  • Helen Bransfield - Director of Asylum Services, Migrant Help
  • Steve Lakey - Managing Director, Clearsprings Ready Homes Ltd

The video is available on the F&HDC YouTube channel (who knew they had a YouTube channel?!) and as below.