Asylum seekers and the far right
By BBC Radio 4
Thousands of asylum seekers are currently housed in hotels around the UK as they wait for their claims to be processed. The government has a huge backlog and are spending millions of pounds a day on the accommodation.
Local residents have started to mount protests near the hotels, prompting claims from commentators and counter-protestors that they are 'far right'. What does that term mean? Are these protestors really 'far right'. And to what extent is the extreme right on the rise across the country?
Presenter: Adam Fleming
Producers: Lucy Proctor, Phoebe Keane, Ellie House and Octavia Woodward.
Editor: Emma Rippon