11 Aug 2023

Asylum seekers moved from Bibby Stockholm barge after legionella bacteria found

News Correspondent

Thirty nine asylum seekers are being hastily taken off the Bibby Stockholm barge after a bacteria which can cause a serious lung infection was found in the water supply.

The Home Office described it as a precautionary move but they’re now hunting for alternative accommodation when the whole rationale for the barge was that hotels cost too much.