£1m payout to child asylum seekers

AOL Money Staff
UK border Agency guard using radio
UK border Agency guard using radio

The Home Office has paid compensation of more than £1m, plus £1m costs, in a case involving 40 child asylum seekers who were wrongly detained as adults, it has been reported.

It is thought to be the first case of its kind and the largest immigration detention payout for a single case, according to the Guardian.