COUNCIL INQUIRY: Homeless migrants flown back by charity

ABOUT 100 homeless migrants in Boston have been flown back to their native countries thanks a charity project.

Police in the town have worked with the Crime Reduction Initiative on Reconnections - a scheme that pays for people who have lost their jobs and have fallen on hard times to return home.

Chief Insp Timmins said: “It was quite a significant number of people taken off the streets who, because they are homeless and have no money, maybe shoplifting to feed themselves.

“Nationally, the CRI have used Boston as a stand out area of where they have been successful.”