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remain in Globe House despite having been given 'leave to remain' status.
Currently, there are 177 residents at the Sligo 'direct provision' centre, the Dáil learned earlier this week.MInister David Stanton said the figure is 9% for those who are still in such centres nationwide after getting leave to remain.
in Dublin that figure rises to 36% -- this ''more acute'' picture
reflects issues to do with housing, added the Minister.
said ''some families'' in centres who have sourced their own
accommodation in the community may defer their move until breaks in the
school year ''to minimise disruption to their children's education.
the annual major school break approaches, it is anticipated that a
number of families will move during that period,'' Minister Stanton
He was responding to queries raised by backbench TD and former junior minister, Roisin Shortall.