On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a panel of experts to discuss the issue of direct provision as a part of a station-wide series.
Together they discuss the history behind the system, the processing involved in taking people into the country seeking asylum status, its failings, opposition to the system, as well as the affect it can have on families and children in particular.
- Dr Liam Thornton - An assistant professor in UCD School of Law.
- Tanya Ward - Chief Executive of the Children's Rights Alliance
- Nick Henderson - CEO Irish Refugee Council